Pterygoquadrate
Pterygoquadrate Pter`y*go*quad"rate, a. [Pterygoid + quadrate.] (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or representing the pterygoid and quadrate bones or cartilages. [1913 Webster]

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  • pterygoquadrate — pter·y·go·quadrate …   English syllables

  • pterygoquadrate — |terə(ˌ)gō+ adjective Etymology: pteryg + quadrate : of, relating to, or constituting the upper half of the first branchial arch that gives rise in lower vertebrates to most of the upper jaw …   Useful english dictionary

  • pterygoquadrate bar — palatoquadrate …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • arcus mandibularis — (plural arcus mandibulares)) mandibular arch (the cartilages and bones of the visceral skeleton forming the jaws. The upper jaw elements are the palatoquadrate or pterygoquadrate cartilages, the lower jaw ones Meckel s cartilages and the angular …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • epimandibular cartilage — palatoquadrate (the cartilaginous, functional upper jaw of Elasmobranchii and Holocephali and the embryonic upper jaw of other gnathostome vertebrates. In adult Dipnoi, Crossopterygii and Actinopterygii, produces the autopalatine, metapterygoid… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • mandibular arch — the cartilages and bones of the visceral skeleton forming the jaws. The upper jaw elements are the palatoquadrate or pterygoquadrate cartilages, the lower jaw ones Meckel s cartilages and the angular. This is the basic jaw, the primary mandibles …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • maxillar cartilage — palatoquadrate (the cartilaginous, functional upper jaw of Elasmobranchii and Holocephali and the embryonic upper jaw of other gnathastome vertebrates. In adult Dipnoi, Crossopterygii and Actinopterygii, produces the autopalatine, metapterygoid… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • palatoquadrate — the cartilaginous, functional upper jaw of Elasmobranchii and Holocephali and the embryonic upper jaw of other gnathastome vertebrates. In adult Dipnoi, Crossopterygii and Actinopterygii, produces the autopalatine, metapterygoid and quadrate… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • processus — SYN: process (1). [L. see process] p. accessorius vertebrae lumbalis [TA] SYN: accessory process of lumbar vertebra. p. alveolaris maxillae SYN: alveolar process of maxilla. SEE ALSO: alveolar bone (2). p. anterior mallei [TA] SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • πτερυγοτετράγωνος — η, ο, Ν φρ. «πτερυγοτετράγωνος χόνδρος» (ουγκρ. ανατ.) χόνδρος που αποτελεί σκελετικό τμήμα τού εμβρύου τών σπονδυλοζώων και σχηματίζει την άνω πρωτογενή γνάθο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Νόθο αντιδάνειο συνθ., πρβλ. αγγλ. pterygoquadrate < pterygo (< πτέρυξ …   Dictionary of Greek

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