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OBO ID: ZFA:0000422
Term Name: retroarticular Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • retroarticulars
Definition: The retroarticular is a cartilage bone that forms at the posteroventral tip of Meckel's cartilage where the interoperculomandibular ligament attaches (5.1 mm NL). In the adult it is basically triangular in shape. The retroarticular is ligamentously connected to the interopercle and preopercle posteriorly and abuts the ventral shelf of the dentary anteriorly.
Appears at: Larval:Day 5 (120.0h-144.0h, 3.9mm, 6 teeth)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References:
  • TAO:0000422
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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