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Definition of Zygantrum

Zygantrum
Zygantrum y*gan"trum, n.; pl. Zygantra. [Gr. ? a yoke + ? a cave, hole.] (Anat.) See under Zygosphene.

Meaning of Zygantrum from wikipedia

- The zygosphene-zygantrum articulation is an accessory joint between vertebrae found in several lepidosauromorph reptiles. This pivot joint consists of...
- called zygosphene, ****ing into a pair of corresponding concavities, zygantrum, just below the base of the neural spine. Thus the vertebrae of snakes...
- pronounced accessory articular processes (at the time identified as zygosphene-zygantrum articulations). The rocks in which these fossils were discovered had been...
- several different reptile lineages; a known example are the zygosphene-zygantrum articulations found in snakes. Hyposphene-hypantrum articulations are...
- the other species in its general proportions and the strong zygosphene-zygantrum articulation. C. iguanavus can be differentiated in its central articulations...
- coalescent infra- and suprastapedial processes of quadrate; zygosphene-zygantrum complex absent; synapophyses of the cervical vertebrae extending ventrally...
- back vertebrae lacked ribs in the vein of lumbar vertebrae. Zygosphene-zygantrum articulations are present on the back vertebrae of both species. The ribs...
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