interhaemal


interhaemal
an undesirable term for the anal fin ray supports. See radials or pterygiophores. Also spelled interhemal

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Interhaemal — Interhemal In ter*he mal, Interhaemal In ter*h[ae] mal, a. (Anat.) Between the hemal arches or hemal spines. n. An interhemal spine or cartilage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interhaemal bone — one of a series of bones found between the haemal vertebral spines and the anal fin pterygiophores, e.g. in Gempylidae and Trichiuridae …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • interhemal — interhaemal …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Interhemal — In ter*he mal, Interhaemal In ter*h[ae] mal, a. (Anat.) Between the hemal arches or hemal spines. n. An interhemal spine or cartilage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interspinous bone — 1) dorsal pterygiophore; one of a series of bones forming the internal support for the dorsal and anal fins, called interspinous because they interdigitate with the neural spines of the vertebrae, for example 2) interneural and interhaemal bones …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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