sesamoid angular

coronomeckelian (a small bone on the postero-lateral part of Meckel\'s cartilage of the lower jaw. Often a point of insertion of the adductor mandibulae muscle. Also called supraangular, sesamoid articular, articular sesamoid, splenial, os meckeli or d bone)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • sesamoid articular — coronomeckelian (a small bone on the postero lateral part of Meckel s cartilage of the lower jaw. Often a point of insertion of the adductor mandibulae muscle. Also called sesamoid angular, supraangular, articular sesamoid, splenial, os meckeli… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sesamoid — [ sɛsəmɔɪd] (also sesamoid bone) noun a small bony nodule within a tendon passing over an angular structure, especially in the hands and feet. Origin C17: from sesame (with ref. to the similarity in shape of a sesame seed) + oid …   English new terms dictionary

  • sesamoid — adj. & n. adj. shaped like a sesame seed; nodular (esp. of small independent bones developed in tendons passing over an angular structure such as the kneecap and the navicular bone). n. a sesamoid bone …   Useful english dictionary

  • articular sesamoid — coronomeckelian (a small bone on the postero lateral part of Meckel s cartilage of the lower jaw. Often a point of insertion of the adductor mandibulae muscle. Also called sesamoid angular, supraangular, sesamoid articular, splenial, os meckeli… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Meckel's ossicle — sesamoid articular, sesamoid angular or coronomeckelian (a small bone on the internal surface of the articular bone of the lower jaw. Often a point of insertion of the adductor mandibulae muscle) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • splenial — 1) a dermal bone carrying a sensory canal, e.g. in Amia. Also called sesamoid angular or submandibular 2) coronoid (a paired dermal bone bearing teeth located on the upper edge of Meckel s cartilage. One pair is found in Acipenseridae and two… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • coronomeckelian — a small bone on the postero lateral part of Meckel s cartilage of the lower jaw. Often a point of insertion of the adductor mandibulae muscle. Also called sesamoid angular, supraangular, sesamoid articular, articular sesamoid, splenial, os… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • d bone — coronomeckelian (a small bone on the postero lateral part of Meckel s cartilage of the lower jaw. Often a point of insertion of the adductor mandibulae muscle. Also called sesamoid angular, supraangular, sesamoid articular, articular sesamoid,… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os coronomeckelium — (plural ossa coronomeckelia)) coronomeckelian (a small bone on the postero lateral part of Meckel s cartilage of the lower jaw. Often a point of insertion of the adductor mandibulae muscle. Also called sesamoid angular, supraangular, sesamoid… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os meckelium — (plural ossa meckelia)) coronomeckelian (a small bone on the postero lateral part of Meckel s cartilage of the lower jaw. Often a point of insertion of the adductor mandibulae muscle. Also called sesamoid angular, supraangular, sesamoid articular …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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