Urohyal
Urohyal U`ro*hy"al, a. [2d uro- + the Gr. letter [Upsilon].] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to one or more median and posterior elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes. -- n. A urohyal bone or cartilage. [1913 Webster]

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  • urohyal — I. |yu̇rō|hīəl adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ur (II) + hy + al 1. : of, relating to, or being a median posterior bony element of the hyoid arch attached between the hypohyals of a fish 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • urohyal — a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal, interclavicle and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • urohyal — uro·hy·al …   English syllables

  • clidost — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal,… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • episternal — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, interclavicle and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • interclavicle — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • parahyoid — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Hypohyal — Hy po*hy al, a. [Pref. hypo + Greek letter ?.] (Anat.) Pertaining to one or more small elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes, between the caratohyal and urohyal. n. One of the hypohyal bones or cartilages. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Céteau — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Céteau (homonymie). Céteau …   Wikipédia en Français

  • os urohyale — (plural ossa urohyalia)) urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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