OBO ID: ZFA:0000316
Term Name: basihyal bone Search Ontology:
  • basihyal
  • basihyoid
  • glossohyal
Definition: Endochondral bone that is median and is the anterior-most bone of the ventral hyoid arch, the 'tongue' of the a fish. Ossification of the cartilaginous basihyal is first visible at the posterior end of the club-shaped basihyal cartilage (6.0 mm). Ossification spreads throughout the cartilage, except for the anterior tip, which remains cartilaginous. The posteroventral tip extends between the left and right dorsal hypohyals.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0000316
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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