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adjective as in aquatic

adjective as in swimming

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Its exact position likewise varies, for it arises either between the first or second pairs of natatory legs.

In this fig. 3, it may be observed that the natatory legs and caudal appendages of the pupa have not as yet been moulted.

Many female parasitic crustaceans have lost their natatory legs.

It is now understood that they are Euthyneurous Gastropods adapted to natatory locomotion and pelagic life.

The stout endopodites, on the other hand, probably performed the double function of natatory and ambulatory legs.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to natatory, such as: amphibious, floating, marine, maritime, amphibian, and oceanic.

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