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Term: caudal vertebra neural arch
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: caudal vertebra
Synonyms: caudal vertebrae
Definition: Vertebra bearing a hemal arch and spine. The most posterior caudal vertebrae support the caudal fin and are referred to as preural vertebrae.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000326]
Name: neural arch
Synonyms: dorsal arcocentrum
Definition: A neural arch encloses the neural canal and typically meets its partner to form a neural spine. The neural arch can be a replacement ossification of the basidorsal cartilage or can form directly in membrane bone.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001066]