parachordal plate

noun

: 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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“Parachordal plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parachordal%20plate. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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