os metapterygoideum

os metapterygoideum
(plural ossa metaperygoidea))
metapterygoid (the deep, paired, endochondral bone forming the posterior end of the palatoquadrate and connected with the hyomandibular. Absent in many modern Teleostei, it bears teeth in the Albulidae. Also called mesopterygoid, endopterygoid and entopterygoid)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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