(plural myosepta))
the partitioning tissue between the muscle blocks; myocommata

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • myoseptum — SYN: myocomma. [myo + L. saeptum, a barrier] * * * myo·sep·tum sep təm n, pl sep·ta tə the septum between adjacent myotomes called also myocomma * * * myo·sep·tum (mi″o sepґtəm) …   Medical dictionary

  • myoseptum — myo·septum …   English syllables

  • myoseptum — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from my + septum : the septum between adjacent myotomes …   Useful english dictionary

  • myocomma — The connective tissue septum separating adjacent myotomes. SYN: myoseptum. [myo + G. komma, a coin or the stamp of a coin] * * * myo·com·ma .mī ə kä mə n, pl ma·ta mət ə also mas MYOSEPTUM * * * myo·com·ma (mi″o komґ …   Medical dictionary

  • horizontal septum — 1) a sheet of connective tissue separating the epaxial and hypaxial muscle masses. Also called horizontal myoseptum 2) the lateral midline when referring to pigmentation in larval fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • lateral stripe — the row of melanophores along the horizontal myoseptum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • myocommata — 1) the transverse membrane between the lateral muscle segments of the body; myoseptum 2) plural of myocomma …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • myosepta — plural of myoseptum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • postanal myomeres — muscle bands posterior to the anus in larval fishes, the count being used in identification. The most posterior myomere is bordered by a complete myoseptum in some counts or an incomplete one in other counting methods …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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