Definition of natatory in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnātəˌtôrē/ /ˈna-/


technical, literary

See natation

‘The equivalent of the natatory ligament in the first web is also called distal commissural ligament.’
  • ‘In the last years most tourist estates have been equipped with swimming and natatory activity facilities.’
  • ‘This maneuver allows the natatory cord to become more prominent.’
  • ‘These are distinguished from nonreproductive adults by the presence of natatory setae and an enlarged medial region for gamete storage.’