Medical Dictionary

parachordal plate

noun

Medical Definition of parachordal plate

  1. :  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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up parachordal plate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

clear to the understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!