basihyobranchial
basihyal

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • basihyal — the cartilage supporting the tongue at the anterior end of the hyal series in Elasmobranchii. It is the anteriormost median endochondral bone of the basibranchial series, joining both branches of the hyoid series and forming the tongue skeleton… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dermal basihyal — basihyal (the cartilage supporting the tongue at the anterior end of the hyal series in Elasmobranchii. It is the anteriormost median endochondral bone of the basibranchial series, joining both branches of the hyoid series and forming the tongue… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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