Fin ray

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(Anat.) one of the hornlike, cartilaginous, or bony, dermal rods which form the skeleton of the fins of fishes.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Adaptive Fin Ray fingers from Festo can grip differently shaped and also very sensitive objects without additional sensor or control technology.
Three to four anal fin rays appeared, and anal and dorsal fin ray buds were observed (Fig.
The fin ray DEC collected from her put her age at 84 years old.
"The MultiChoiceGripper combines two development fields--adaptive finger technology using Festo's Fin Ray structures and a mechanical linkage that changes the position of the fingers from 'opposing' to 'surrounding'."
Principal component and/or discriminant functions revealed that meristic characters were highly correlated with pectoral fin ray count, number of lateral line scales, as well as number of anal fin rays.
For example, Maraldo and MacCrimmon (15) found that dorsal fin spine and pectoral fin ray cross sections were unreliable for aging largemouth bass from northern waters.
Chen and Yang (2004) described Tor genus with following characters: lower lip developed into fleshy lobe, or at least with two notches delimiting the usual position of the lobe; post labial groove uninterrupted; last simple dorsal fin ray osseous and non-serrated; no forward directed pre dorsal procumbent spine; no groove in front of nostrils.
Posterior hoxa genes expression during zebrafish bony fin ray development and regeneration suggests their involvement in scleroblast differentiation.
Aplikace Fin Ray principu pro automatizaci vyrobnich procesu.
The key to FinGripper's performance is the "Fin Ray" structure of its three "fingers," which move like the flexible tail of a fish.