Confused with type anatomy

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Confused with type anatomy
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Can anyone tell me what the circled parts are in this pic? Are they terminals, serifs, tails?
I'm getting confused with them all :/

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Joined: 3 May 2000 - 11:00am
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That shape is often called "foxtail". You can append "flourish", "terminal", "serif", etc. to it, as you see fit.

hhp

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Thankyou :)

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Also “Swash”.