angulosplenial
articular (the deep, endochondral bone of primitive acanthopterygians in the middle of the lower jaw between the dentary and the angular (or retroarticular) which articulates with the quadrate. It is later invaded by the angular. Divided into the distal part (wanting in Teleostomi) and the proximal part. Occupies the position of Bridge\'s ossicles b and c in Amia. Found as a distinct structure in Amia, Lepisosteus, Polyodon and Acipenseridae)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • angulosplenial — I. |aŋgyə(ˌ)lō| adjective Etymology: angulo + splenial anatomy : of or relating to both the angular and the splenial II. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷)ˈ noun ( s) : the angulosplenial bone forming most of the inner and lower …   Useful english dictionary

  • angulosplenial — an·gu·lo·sple·ni·al …   English syllables

  • anguli- — combining form or angulo Etymology: probably from New Latin, from Latin angulus angle more at angle 1. : angle angulometer …   Useful english dictionary

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