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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
March 05, 2015
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