Vertebral vs Homocercal - What's the difference?

vertebral | homocercal |


As adjectives the difference between vertebral and homocercal

is that vertebral is vertebral while homocercal is (ichthyology) describing the symmetric tail of a fish that has two lobes extending from the end of the vertebral column.

vertebral

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or relating to a vertebra or the spine.
  • Having or made of vertebrae.
  • Having a spinal column.
  • Derived terms

    * vertebral canal * vertebral column

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of the large dorsal scales along the top of a snake's back.
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    homocercal

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (ichthyology) Describing the symmetric tail of a fish that has two lobes extending from the end of the vertebral column.
  • Coordinate terms

    * diphycercal * heterocercal * protocercal