opisthotic


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o·pis·tho·tic

(ō'pis-thot'ik),
Behind the ear.
[opistho- + G. ous (ōt-), ear]

opisthotic

(ō″pĭs-thŏt′ĭk) [Gr. opisthen, behind, in the rear, + ous, ear]
Located behind the ear.
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The caudal edge articulates with the rostral edge of the squamosal and caudomedially with the opisthotic.
The basisphenoid and the basioccipital begin the ossification process in stage 19, followed by the supraoccipital and the opisthotic in stage 20 and the exoccipital in stage 21 (Figure 3E).
The supraoccipital approaches the exoccipital, the opisthotic and the prooptic in stage 25.
The squamosal approaches the quadratojugal, quadrate and opisthotic.
In stage 24, the quadrate approaches the opisthotic (Figure 3H).
The parieto-squamosal arch is narrow and posteriorly displaced, reaching caudally beyond the posterior margin of the opisthotic bones.