OBO ID: ZFA:0000656
Term Name: ectopterygoid Search Ontology:
  • ectopterygoids
Definition: The ectopterygoid is dermal bone located at the anterior part of the palatoquadrate. It is first visible as a very thin ossification along the anteroventral border of the palatoquadrate cartilage (6.4 mm). In adults it is a long sliver of bone that is narrow anteriorly where it meets the entopterygoid in a synostosis. It is slightly wider at its posterior synostosis with the quadrate.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0000656
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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