What is another word for comb-plate?

Pronunciation: [kˈə͡ʊmplˈe͡ɪt] (IPA)

Comb-plates are part of the anatomy of certain marine animals, also known as the ctenophores or "comb jellies". These creatures have ciliated rows of combs, comb-rows or ciliary bands that help them swim in a coordinated fashion. Synonyms for comb-plate or comb-row include ctenes, flappers, cilia, fringes, paddles, and beaters. These terms describe the hair-like structures that the ctenophores use to propel themselves through the water. Each comb-row is made up of individual comb-plates, which can move in unison or independently to generate complex patterns of locomotion. While these terms are specific to the anatomy of comb jellies, they provide an interesting insight into the diversity and complexity of the natural world.

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