Bridge's ossicle
one of four ossicles (a, b, c and d) on the posterior part of Meckel\'s cartilage. They may represent the large bone in palaeoniscids. Their homology is a
retroarticular, b and c
articular, and d
coronomeckelian

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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