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Gills

Gill a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. Origin: Icel. Gil. 1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More

Gill

Gill a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. Origin: Icel. Gil. 1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More

Viscerocranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Visceral cranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Rib

Rib 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral column and supporting the lateral walls of the... Read More

Greater cornu

Definition noun, plural: greater cornua (anatomy) Any of the pair of larger horns attached to the lateral borders of the... Read More

Arcus vertebrae

Arcus vertebrae --> vertebral arch The posterior projection from the body of a vertebra that encloses the vertebral foramen;... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

Costa

Any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones... Read More

Centrum of a vertebra

Centrum of a vertebra The ossification centre of the central mass of the body of a vertebra, body of vertebra (as distinct... Read More

Tuberculum impar

tuberculum impar A small median protuberance on the floor of the oral cavity of the embryo between the mandibular and hyoid... Read More

First visceral cleft

First visceral cleft --> hyomandibular cleft (Science: anatomy) The cleft between the hyoid and mandibular arches of the... Read More

Plica caecalis vascularis

plica caecalis vascularis --> vascular fold of the caecum (Science: anatomy) A peritoneal fold that arches over a branch... Read More

Metameric

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, exhibiting, or characteristic of metamerism Supplement The term metameric is used to... Read More

Cranium viscerale

Definition noun Latin term for visceral cranium, the portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal... Read More

Hyomandibular cleft

Hyomandibular cleft (Science: anatomy) The cleft between the hyoid and mandibular arches of the embryo; the external... Read More

Pharynx

Definition noun, plural: pharynges (anatomy) The cavity behind the mouth and the nasal cavity and opens to either the... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River TurtleĀ  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More