Definition of Preopercular. Meaning of Preopercular. Synonyms of Preopercular

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Definition of Preopercular

Preopercular
Preopercular Pre`o*per"cu*lar, a. (Anat.) Situated in front of the operculum; pertaining to the preoperculum. -- n. The preoperculum.

Meaning of Preopercular from wikipedia

- on the mandible, palatine and vomer. The preopercular margin is only slightly serrated and the preopercular ridge is smooth. The pectoral fin is long...
- Pacific Ocean. All species of Neenchelys have two rather than three preopercular pores (except for N. parvipectoralis which usually has one), a significant...
- Gr****, and is treated as a noun in apposition. It refers to the four preopercular pores on the eel. Ophichthus tetratrema at www.fishbase.org. McCosker...
- cryptic patterns. Their bodies are elongated and scaleless. A large preopercular spine is characteristic of this fish, and has been reported to be venomous...
- projecting ****. The gill cover has no supplemental preopercular spine absent but all 5 preopercular spines are roughly equal in length, there is a supracleithral...
- one from the tip of the snout to the front of the eye, one from the preopercular margin to the middle of the operculum, and one from the back edge of...
- head that is smooth, apart from low parieto-occipital, sca****r and preopercular ridges, which are neither spined nor serrated. There is a short, blunt...
- dimorphic; males have developed odontodes inserted in fleshy papillae on the preopercular-opercular region and the dorsal and pectoral fins are 2–3 times as long...
- the head. The operculum is connected directly to the body and thehe preopercular spine is enlarged and the other spines in the preoperculum face forwards...
- steeply sloped forehead, with a concave upper profile to the snout and the preopercular incision and **** are weakly developed. The vomerine teeth are arranged...