OBO ID: ZFA:0000555
Term Name: opercular flap Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • gill cover
  • gill slit
  • opercular apparatus
  • opercular cover
  • operculum
Definition: A large flap, covered by integument, supported by several flat bones, actuated by muscles, found on the side of the head covering the gill chambers. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References:
  • TAO:0000555
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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