parachordal plate


parachordal plate

noun

Definition of PARACHORDAL PLATE

: a cartilaginous plate that is formed of the fused parachordals and anterior notochord and gives rise to the ethmoid bone and certain other bones of the vertebrate skull—called also basilar plate

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