basipterygia
plural of basipterygium

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • ossa basipterygia — plural of os basipterygium …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os basipterygium — (plural ossa basipterygia)) basipterygium (plural basipterygia)(one of the endochondral fused radials or pterygiophores at the base of a fin, particularly the pelvics. The two chondral basipterygia of the pelvic fin meet anteriorly at the pubic… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • basipterygium — (plural basipterygia)) one of the endochondral fused radials or pterygiophores at the base of a fin, particularly the pelvics. The two chondral basipterygia of the pelvic fin meet anteriorly at the pubic symphysis to form the pelvic girdle. The… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • actinost — one of a series of endochondral bones in the pectoral and pelvic girdle on which the fin rays insert. Most teleosts lack or have greatly reduced pelvic actinosts. Teleosts have one row of actinosts between the fin rays and supporting skeleton… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • basalia — the fused radials or pterygiophores at the base of a fin. Also termed basipterygia …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • brachial ossicle — actinost (one of a series of endochondral bones in the pectoral and pelvic girdle on which the fin rays insert. Most teleosts lack or have greatly reduced pelvic actinosts. Teleosts have one row of actinosts between the fin rays and supporting… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os actinostum — (plural ossa actinosta)) actinost (one of a series of endochondral bones in the pectoral and pelvic girdle on which the fin rays insert. Most teleosts lack or have greatly reduced pelvic actinosts. Teleosts have one row of actinosts between the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pelvic girdle — the skeletal support of the pelvic fins. May be free, or may attach anteriorly to the pectoral girdle. Consists of paired bones, the basipterygia. Absent in some species, the apodal fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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