OBO ID: ZFA:0000472
Term Name: basioccipital Search Ontology:
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Definition: Large median unpaired cartilage bone that contacts the exoccipital, epiotic and pterotic dorsally, and the parasphenoid anteriorly. Forms the posteroventral hind margin of the cranium, articulates with the centrum of the first vertebra. Bears a posteroventral pharyngeal process that is flattened ventrally and opposes the pharyngeal teeth of the fifth pair of ceratobranchials.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0000472
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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