os praevomere

(plural ossa praevomeria))
prevomer (a frequently toothed median or paired dermal bone in the middle of the roof of the mouth covering the ethmoid ventrally and in front of the parasphenoid. Often incorrectly called vomer, but this bone in mammals is not homologous with the bone in fishes)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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