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Term: opercle dorsal-ventral axis
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: opercle
Synonyms: opercles
Definition: Dermal bone that articulates anteriorly with the hyomandibula. The opercle is paired and typically the largest bone of the opercular series. It is derived from the neural crest and is located in 2nd pharyngeal arch.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000250]
Name: dorsal-ventral axis
Synonyms: anterior-posterior axis, D-V axis, dorsoventral axis, DV axis
Definition: An axis that is approximately perpendicular to the anterior-posterior axis and that extends through the horizontal plane of the body.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000016]