os priapium

(plural ossa priapia))
the bones of the priapium, q.v

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • ossa priapia — plural of os priapium …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • papillary — a trio of small bones lying at the hind end of the priapium (q.v.) surrounding wholly or partly the genital pore and sometimes bearing a number of thin bony projections with hooklets, in the Neostethidae …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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