Pharyngobranchial
Pharyngobranchial Pha*ryn`go*bran"chi*al, a. [Pharynx + branchial.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pharynx and the branchi[ae]; -- applied especially to the dorsal elements in the branchial arches of fishes. See {Pharyngeal}. -- n. A pharyngobranchial, or upper pharyngeal, bone or cartilage. [1913 Webster]

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  • pharyngobranchial — I. fə|riŋ(ˌ)gō+ adjective Etymology: New Latin, from pharyng + branchii (from Latin branchia gill) more at branchia : of or relating to the pharynx and the gills; specifically …   Useful english dictionary

  • pharyngobranchial — the deep, endochondral bone at the top of the gill arch. May bear the upper pharyngeal and a dentigerous plate. May occur on arches 1, 2, 3, 4. Also called super pharyngeals or superior pharyngeals. Suprapharyngobranchials are never associated… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pharyngobranchial — pha·ryn·go·branchial …   English syllables

  • super-pharyngeal — pharyngobranchial (the deep, endochondral bone at the top of the gill arch. May bear the upper pharyngeal and a dentigerous plate. May occur on arches 1, 2, 3, 4. Also called superior pharyngeals. Suprapharyngobranchials are never associated with …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • superior pharyngeal — pharyngobranchial (the deep, endochondral bone at the top of the gill arch. May bear the upper pharyngeal and a dentigerous plate. May occur on arches 1, 2, 3, 4. Also called super pharyngeals. Suprapharyngobranchials are never associated with… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • suprapharyngobranchial — pharyngobranchial (the deep, endochondral bone at the top of the gill arch. May bear the upper pharyngeal and a dentigerous plate. May occur on arches 1, 2, 3, 4. Also called super pharyngeals or superior pharyngeals. Suprapharyngobranchials are… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… …   Universalium

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  • epipharyngeal — I. |epə̇, |epē+ adjective Etymology: epi + pharyngeal 1. : of or relating to the epipharynx 2. : belonging to the dorsal aspect of the pharynx : upon the pharynx; specifically : pharyngobranchial II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epibranchial — Ep i*bran chi*al, a. [Pref. epi + branchial.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the segment between the ceratobranchial and pharyngobranchial in a branchial arch. n. An epibranchial cartilage or bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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