urohyal

urohyal
a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal, interclavicle and parahyoid

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Urohyal — U ro*hy al, a. [2d uro + the Gr. letter [Upsilon].] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to one or more median and posterior elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes. n. A urohyal bone or cartilage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • urohyal — I. |yu̇rō|hīəl adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ur (II) + hy + al 1. : of, relating to, or being a median posterior bony element of the hyoid arch attached between the hypohyals of a fish 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • urohyal — uro·hy·al …   English syllables

  • clidost — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal,… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • episternal — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, interclavicle and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • interclavicle — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • parahyoid — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Hypohyal — Hy po*hy al, a. [Pref. hypo + Greek letter ?.] (Anat.) Pertaining to one or more small elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes, between the caratohyal and urohyal. n. One of the hypohyal bones or cartilages. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Céteau — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Céteau (homonymie). Céteau …   Wikipédia en Français

  • os urohyale — (plural ossa urohyalia)) urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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