branchial bar
one of the vascularized cartilaginous bars serving as gills in Amphioxi. Also called pharyngeal bars

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • branchial arch — n one of a series of bony or cartilaginous arches that develop in the walls of the mouth cavity and pharynx of a vertebrate embryo, consist typically of a curved segmented bar or rod on each side meeting the contralateral bar or rod at the… …   Medical dictionary

  • branchial arch — 1. Zool. one of a series of bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians; gill bar. 2. Embryol. one of a series of archlike mesodermal thickenings of the body wall in the… …   Universalium

  • branchial arch — noun one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians • Syn: ↑gill arch, ↑gill bar • Hypernyms: ↑structure, ↑anatomical structure, ↑complex body part, ↑bodily structure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • branchial arches — paired arched columns that bear the gills in lower aquatic vertebrates and that, in the embryos of higher vertebrates, appear in comparable form before subsequent modification into structures of the head and neck. Each one contains a… …   Medical dictionary

  • pharyngeal bar — branchial bar (the vascularized cartilaginous bars serving as gills in Amphioxi) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gill bar — noun one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians • Syn: ↑gill arch, ↑branchial arch • Hypernyms: ↑structure, ↑anatomical structure, ↑complex body part, ↑bodily… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gill bar — /gil/. See branchial arch (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • visceral bar — noun : one of various cartilaginous rods forming the skeletal frame of the visceral or branchial arches in rays and sharks and in the embryos of higher vertebrates …   Useful english dictionary

  • ul — bar·na·ul; des·ul·to·ri·ly; des·ul·to·ri·ness; des·ul·to·ri·ous; eb·ul·li·tion; ex·ul·ta·tion; ex·ul·tet; fac·ul·ta·tive; fac·ul·ta·tive·ly; fac·ul·ty; ge·ul·lah; med·ul·lary; med·ul·lat·ed; med·ul·la·tion; pic·ul;… …   English syllables

  • Pharyngeal arch — Infobox Embryology Name = Branchial arch Latin = GraySubject = 13 GrayPage = 65 Caption = Schematic of developing fetus with first, second and third arches labeled. Caption2 = Floor of pharynx of human embryo about twenty six days old. System =… …   Wikipedia

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