dermopalatine
the paired dermal bone covering the undersurface of the autopalatines (q.v.) which are commonly called palatines, especially when the dermopalatine and autopalatine fuse

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • os dermopalatinum — (plural ossa dermopalatina)) dermopalatine (the paired dermal bone covering the undersurface of the autopalatines (q.v.) which are commonly called palatines, especially when the dermopalatine and autopalatine fuse) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os palatinum — (plural ossa palatina)) palatine (a paired, endochondral bone on the roof of the mouth lateral to the (pre) vomer. Properly called the autopalatine since it has a double nature, being covered ventrally by the dermal dermopalatine, which is often… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • palatine — a paired, endochondral bone on the roof of the mouth lateral to the (pre) vomer. Properly called the autopalatine since it has a double nature, being covered ventrally by the dermal dermopalatine, which is often dentigerous. The palatine is… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Rhizodontidae — Taxobox name = Rhizodontidae fossil range = late Middle Devonian (Givetian) Pennsylvanian regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata infraphylum = Gnathostomata classis = Osteichthyes subclassis = Sarcopterygii infraclassis = †Tetrapodomorpha ordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • autopalatine — a paired deep bone on the roof of the mouth, lateral to the prevomer (or vomer). Often called palatines. Usually overlain by the dermal, often tooth bearing bone, the dermopalatine …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os autopalatinum — (plural ossa autopalatina)) autopalatine (a paired deep bone on the roof of the mouth, lateral to the prevomer (or vomer). Often called palatines. Usually overlain by the dermal, often tooth bearing bone, the dermopalatine) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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