mandibular valve


mandibular valve
the buccal flap attached to the inside of the lower jaw which helps keep water from flowing out of the mouth during respiration

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Himmelsgucker — Nördlicher Elektrischer Sterngucker (Astroscopus guttatus) Systematik Acanthomorpha …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Uranoscopidae — Himmelsgucker Uranoscopus sulphureus Systematik Klasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of anatomical topics — This page aims to list articles related to anatomy. This list is not necessarily complete or up to date if you see an article that should be here but isn t (or one that shouldn t be here but is), please update the page accordingly. NOTOC A… …   Wikipedia

  • Foramen — A natural opening. Although a foramen is usually through bone, it can be an opening through other types of tissue, as with the foramen ovale. * * * An aperture or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure. SYN: trema (1). [L. an… …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Outline of human anatomy — See also: Index of anatomy related articles Human anatomy, a branch of anatomy, is the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human. It is subdivided into gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy. Gross anatomy (also called topographical… …   Wikipedia

  • Canine tooth — Cuspid redirects here. For the heart valves, see bicuspid valve and tricuspid valve. Canine tooth This dog s longer pointed cuspids or fangs show why they are particularly associated with canines …   Wikipedia

  • Premolar — Bicuspid redirects here. For the bicuspid heart valve, see mitral valve. Premolar Permanent teeth of right half of lower dental arch, seen from above. Latin dentes premolares …   Wikipedia

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • arcade — An anatomic structure or structures (especially a blood vessel) taking the form of a series of arches. [L. arcus, arc, bow] anomalous mitral a. short chordae tendineae extending from both papillary muscles to the central portion of the anterior… …   Medical dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.