Definition of Pharyngobranchial. Meaning of Pharyngobranchial. Synonyms of Pharyngobranchial

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Definition of Pharyngobranchial

Pharyngobranchial
Pharyngobranchial Pha*ryn`go*bran"chi*al, a. [Pharynx + branchial.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pharynx and the branchi[ae]; -- applied especially to the dorsal elements in the branchial arches of fishes. See Pharyngeal. -- n. A pharyngobranchial, or upper pharyngeal, bone or cartilage.

Meaning of Pharyngobranchial from wikipedia

- of dorsal to ventral: Pharyngobranchial, epibranchial, ceratobranchial, hypobranchial, and basibranchial. The pharyngobranchials articulate with the neurocranium...
- maxillary bone. Their second pharyngobranchial is greatly elongated posterolaterally away from third pharyngobranchial, which lacks a cartilaginous condyle...
- appendicularians feed by drawing particulate food matter into their pharyngobranchial region, where food particles are trapped on a mucus mesh produced...
- surrounded by two hypobranchials, ceratobranchials, epibranchials and pharyngobranchials. The median basibranchial is covered by a toothplate. The fourth arch...
- flaps attached to the walls closest to the fish's midline. The first pharyngobranchial gill arch is elongated and narrow with many tiny teeth. The smooth...
- cells. The other part is from the caudal extensions of the fourth pharyngobranchial pouches which results in the parafollicular calcitonin-secreting cells...
- is anatomically similar to the grinners (Aulopiformes), but their pharyngobranchials and retractor muscles are more plesiomorphic. It was also allied with...
- wr****e utilises its pharyngeal jaws formed by ceratobranchial and pharyngobranchial bones, to crush the s**** of its prey.[citation needed] Moreover...
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