haemapophysis


haemapophysis
(plural haemapophyses))
the ventral projection of the vertebrae which may unite to form the haemal arch. In the caudal region of Palaeozoic Chondrichthyes they form part of the attachments for basals and radials of the ventral fin lobe

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Haemapophysis — H[ae]m a*poph y*sis ( p[o^]f [i^]*s[i^]s), n. [NL.] Same as {Hemapophysis}. {H[ae]m a*po*phys i*al} ( p[ o]*f[i^]z [i^]*al), a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haemapophysial — Haemapophysis H[ae]m a*poph y*sis ( p[o^]f [i^]*s[i^]s), n. [NL.] Same as {Hemapophysis}. {H[ae]m a*po*phys i*al} ( p[ o]*f[i^]z [i^]*al), a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemapophysis — haemapophysis (haemal spine) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • haemal spine — a spine extending downwards from the lower end of the haemal arch in posterior or caudal vertebrae. Also called haemacanth and haemapophysis …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • haemapophyses — plural of haemapophysis …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • processus spinosus inferior — (plural processus spinosi inferiores)) haemal spine (a spine extending downwards from the lower end of the haemal arch in posterior or caudal vertebrae. Also called haemacanth and haemapophysis) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • processus spinosus ventralis — (plural processus spinosi ventrales)) haemal spine (a spine extending downwards from the lower end of the haemal arch in posterior or caudal vertebrae. Also called haemacanth and haemapophysis) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • charadriiform — ▪ bird order Introduction    any member of the large group of birds (bird) that includes the sandpipers (sandpiper), plovers (plover), gulls (gull), auks (auk), and their relatives. These birds form an important and familiar segment of the… …   Universalium


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