dermal supraoccipital
dermosupraoccipital

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • dermosupraoccipital — the superficial, paired dermal bone covering the supraoccipital with which it may fuse. In many Teleostei it is a hinge for the skull articulation with the circumorbital ring. Siluridae have a posterior toothed process that secures the nuchal… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os dermosupraoccipitale — (plural ossa dermosupraoccipitalia)) dermosupraoccipital (the superficial, paired dermal bone covering the supraoccipital with which it may fuse. In many Teleostei it is a hinge for the skull articulation with the circumorbital ring. Siluridae… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os parietooccipitale — (plural ossa parietooccipitalia)) parietoccipital (dermosupraoccipital (the superficial, paired dermal bone covering the supraoccipital with which it may fuse. In many Teleostei it is a hinge for the skull articulation with the circumorbital ring …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • parietooccipital — dermosupraoccipital (the superficial, paired dermal bone covering the supraoccipital with which it may fuse. In many Teleostei it is a hinge for the skull articulation with the circumorbital ring. Siluridae have a posterior toothed process that… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • postparietal — 1) extrascapula (one of several small bones bordering the posterior margin of the skull roof in primitive Teleostomi. They apparently originate from enlarged scales. One of a series of from 2 8 bones known variously as cervicals, nuchals,… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os parietale — (plural ossa parietalia)) parietal (a dermal paired bone on each side of the top rear of the head over the auditory region, behind the frontals and partly or wholly separated by the supraocciptal. In Amia and Elopidae both parietals meet in the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os posttemporale — (plural ossa posttemporalia)) posttemporal (the superficial, Y shaped dermal bone connecting the pectoral girdle with the skull, namely the epiotic or supraoccipital (upper part of the bone) and the opisthotic (in primitive fishes) or the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • parietal — a dermal paired bone on each side of the top rear of the head over the auditory region, behind the frontals and partly or wholly separated by the supraocciptal. In Amia and Elopidae both parietals meet in the midline and separate the frontals and …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • posttemporal — the superficial, Y shaped dermal bone connecting the pectoral girdle with the skull, namely the epiotic or supraoccipital (upper part of the bone) and the opisthotic (in primitive fishes) or the intercalar (in modern fishes)(lower part of the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • supraclavicle I — posttemporal (the superficial, Y shaped dermal bone connecting the pectoral girdle with the skull, namely the epiotic or supraoccipital (upper part of the bone) and the opisthotic (in primitive fishes) or the intercalar (in modern fishes)(lower… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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