Postclavicle
Postclavicle Post*clav"i*cle, n. [Pref. post- + clavicle.] (Anat.) A bone in the pectoral girdle of many fishes projecting backward from the clavicle. -- {Post`*cla*vic"u*lar}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • postclavicle — postcleithrum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • postclavicle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Postclavicular — Postclavicle Post*clav i*cle, n. [Pref. post + clavicle.] (Anat.) A bone in the pectoral girdle of many fishes projecting backward from the clavicle. {Post *cla*vic u*lar}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • metacleithrum — (plural metacleithra)) postcleithrum (plural postcleithra)(a dermal bone of the pectoral girdle posteroventral to the cleithrum which supports it dorsally. There may be one to several postcleithra (absent in some species). Also called… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os postcleithrum — (plural ossa postcleithra)) postcleithrum (a dermal bone of the pectoral girdle posteroventral to the cleithrum which supports it dorsally. There may be one to several postcleithra (absent in some species). Also called metacleithrum and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • postcleithrum — (plural postcleithra)) a dermal bone of the pectoral girdle posteroventral to the cleithrum which supports it dorsally. There may be one to several postcleithra (absent in some species). Also called metacleithrum and postclavicle …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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