dentigerous palatine


dentigerous palatine
superficial bone bearing teeth covering the autopalatine

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • palatine — a paired, endochondral bone on the roof of the mouth lateral to the (pre) vomer. Properly called the autopalatine since it has a double nature, being covered ventrally by the dermal dermopalatine, which is often dentigerous. The palatine is… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os palatinum — (plural ossa palatina)) palatine (a paired, endochondral bone on the roof of the mouth lateral to the (pre) vomer. Properly called the autopalatine since it has a double nature, being covered ventrally by the dermal dermopalatine, which is often… …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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