Definition of Suboperculum. Meaning of Suboperculum. Synonyms of Suboperculum

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Definition of Suboperculum

Suboperculum
Suboperculum Sub`o*per"cu*lum, n. [NL. See Sub-, Operculum.] (Anat.) The lower opercular bone in fishes.

Meaning of Suboperculum from wikipedia

- opercular series contains four bone segments known as the preoperculum, suboperculum, interoperculum and operculum. The preoperculum is a crescent-shaped...
- rugose texture on the dermatocranium and ch**** bones, the absence of the suboperculum and the spiracular, and reduction or loss of the descending process of...
- distinguished from other genera of Oneirodidae by the long and slender suboperculum which has a tapering point at its upper end and in having a slightly...
- at their bases, and have two spines at their tips. The tubercles on suboperculum are divided into four smaller spines, two of these are directed forwards...
- articular spine. There is a deep notch on the rear opercular margin and the suboperculum is short and wide with a rounded dorsal endand oval ventral end. The...
- meaning "front", an allusion to the swollen anterioor margins on the suboperculum and under the eye. Halieutopsis tumifrons has 5 or 6 soft rays supporting...
- double head, the rear margin of the operculum is deeply incised, the suboperculum is thin and long with its lower end being elongated and rounded and the...
- distinguished from other genera of Oneirodidae by the long and slender suboperculum which has a tapering point at its upper end and in having a slightly...
- a large dark blotch on the operculum but there is no dark blotch on suboperculum or on the spiny part of the dorsal fin. This species reaches a maximum...
- spore discharge in W. americana, such as the ascus, the operculum, the suboperculum. The spore-bearing cells, the asci, are 330–400 μm long by 16–20 μm wide...