autopterotic
pterotic (the paired deep bone and the superficial dermal bone covering it forming the lateral roof of the skull between the parietal and the hyomandibular and in contact with the lateral semicircular canal)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • dermopterotic — supratemporal intertemporal (a dermal bone overlaying the pterotic (or autopterotic). Also called intertemporal and membranopterotic) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • intercalar — a separate sesamoid bone, forming the posterior wall of the otic or auditory capsule, between the prootic, pterotic and the exoccipital and associated with the ventral process of the posttemporal. Also called opisthotic, q.v. and sometimes… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • intertemporal — supratemporal intertemporal (a dermal bone overlaying the pterotic (or autopterotic). Also called membranopterotic or dermopterotic) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • membranopterotic — supratemporal intertemporal (a dermal bone overlaying the pterotic (or autopterotic). Also called intertemporal or dermopterotic) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • opisthotic — a deep, endochondral bone forming the ventral element of the otic capsule, covering the ampulla of the posterior semicircular canal. Sometimes applied to the autopterotic. Present in fossil Crossopterygii and Actinopterygii, lost in Amia,… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os autopteroticum — (plural ossa autopterotica)) autopterotic or pterotic (the paired deep bone and the superficial dermal bone covering it forming the lateral roof of the skull between the parietal and the hyomandibular and in contact with the lateral semicircular… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os intercalare — (plural ossa intercalaria)) intercalar (a separate sesamoid bone, forming the posterior wall of the otic or auditory capsule, between the prootic, pterotic and the exoccipital and associated with the ventral process of the posttemporal. Also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os opisthoticum — (plural ossa opisthotica)) opisthotic (a deep, endochondral bone forming the ventral element of the otic capsule, covering the ampulla of the posterior semicircular canal. Sometimes applied to the autopterotic. Present in fossil Crossopterygii… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os pteroticum — (plural ossa pterotica)) pterotic (the paired, deep, endochondral bone and the superficial dermal bone covering it in Actinopterygii forming the lateral roof of the skull between the parietal and the hyomandibular, covering the ampulla of the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pterotic — the paired, deep, endochondral bone and the superficial dermal bone covering it in Actinopterygii forming the lateral roof of the skull between the parietal and the hyomandibular, covering the ampulla of the horizontal semicircular canal. Also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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