exethmoid
parethmoid (a paired deep bone of perichondral origin lying in the front of the orbit under the prefrontal. Also called pleurethmoid, prefrontal, exethmoid and, incorrectly ectethmoid, as this latter is only in birds)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • lateral ethmoid — parethmoid (a paired deep bone of perichondral origin lying in the front of the orbit under the prefrontal. Also called pleurethmoid, prefrontal, exethmoid and, incorrectly ectethmoid, as this latter is only in birds) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os ethmoideum laterale — (plural ossa ethmoidea lateralia)) parethmoid (a paired deep bone of perichondral origin lying in the front of the orbit under the prefrontal. Also called pleurethmoid, prefrontal, exethmoid and, incorrectly ectethmoid, as this latter is only in… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • parethmoid bone — a paired deep bone of perichondral origin lying in the front of the orbit under the prefrontal. Also called pleurethmoid, lateral ethmoid, prefrontal, exethmoid, and also ectethmoid (latter only present in birds so not be be used in fishes) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pleurethmoid — parethmoid (a paired deep bone of perichondral origin lying in the front of the orbit under the prefrontal. Also called prefrontal, exethmoid and, incorrectly, ectethmoid as this latter is only in birds) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”