Thank you for submitting comments. Your input has been emailed to ZFIN curators who may contact you if
additional information is required.
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Paired cartilage bone that contacts the pterosphenoid anteriorly, the prootic ventrally, and the pterotic posteriorly. Roofed by the frontal bone anteriorly and the parietal bone posteriorly, the sphenotic bears a large anteriolateral process that borders the posterodorsal margin of the orbit. The lower edge of the sphenotic contributes to the hyomandibular facet.