the fanlike posterior appendage of crayfish and lobsters, consisting of a telson and two uropods, used for rapid backward propulsion.
the fanned structure at the hind end of a lobster or related crustacean, formed from the telson and uropods
noun 1. caudal fin. 2. Automotive. See under fin1 (def 7). noun 1. a membranous, winglike or paddlelike organ attached to any of various parts of the body of fishes and certain other aquatic animals, used for propulsion, steering, or balancing. 2. Nautical. a horizontal, often adjustable, winglike appendage to the underwater portion of a […]
adverb 1. with the tail or rear part foremost.
- Tail fold
tail fold n. The ventral folding of the caudal extremity of the embryonic disk.
noun 1. the board or gate at the back of a wagon, truck, station wagon, etc., which can be removed or let down for convenience in loading or unloading. verb (used without object), tailgated, tailgating. 2. to follow or drive hazardously close to the rear of another vehicle. verb (used with object), tailgated, tailgating. 3. […]