basibranchial teeth
the teeth on the basibranchial bone, behind the tongue and between the gills. Often incorrectly called “hyoid” teeth

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • basibranchial — one of the deep median bones at the base of the gill arches below the hypobranchials. May occur on arches 1, 2, 3, 4, the last being cartilaginous. The dermal plates bearing teeth and associated with the basibranchials are a separate structure.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hyoid teeth — misnomer in fishes for the basibranchial or hypobranchial teeth …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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