adj. [L. natare, to swim]Characterized by swimming; adapted for swimming.
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Natatory — Na ta*to*ry, a. [L. natatorius.] Adapted for swimming or floating; as, natatory organs. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
natatory — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌtōrē, tȯr , ri adjective Etymology: Late Latin natatorius, from Latin natatus + orius ory 1. : adapted for or used in swimming natatory organs 2. : of, relating to, or characterized by swimming natatory feats … Useful english dictionary
natatory — adjective see natatorial … New Collegiate Dictionary
natatory — adjective /næ.teɪ.tə.riː/ of, or relating to, swimming See Also: natation, natatorial, natator, natant, natatorium … Wiktionary
natatory — Adapted for swimming [Ingle, 1983]. (Order Isopoda): Adapted for swimming [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] … Crustacea glossary
natatory — na·ta·to·ry … English syllables
Natatory fringes — are rows of stiff hairs that occur along the margins of the hindfeet in some rodents. They occur along the plantar margins and in some cases also between the toes. Among sigmodontines, a mostly South American groups, natatory fringes are… … Wikipedia
natatory lamellae — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Orthoptera Gryllotalpidae, long slender plates of the hind tibiae … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
natatory lobe — (Subclass Branchiura): On last pair of thoracic appendages (fourth thoracopods), lobe like projection of protopod. Serves in swimming [Stachowitsch, 1992] … Crustacea glossary
plumose natatory seta — Shaft thin and very long; setules long, alternating on shaft and without setulettes; pore absent; annulus prominent, located medially where post annular part of shaft is often bent [Ingle, 1992] … Crustacea glossary