postorbital


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post·or·bi·tal

(pōst-ōr'bi-tăl),
Posterior to the orbit.

postorbital

(pōst-ôr′bĭ-tl)
adj.
Situated behind the socket of the eye: a postorbital bone.

postorbital

(pōst-or′bĭ-tăl) [″ + orbita, track]
Behind the orbit of the eye.
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190 mm), as well as the relative proportions and pattern of sculpturing of the skull roof, especially in the postorbital region.
Also, the rostral and pineal plates, and postorbital plates are not completely fused into one plate in Eukaia.
beniensis, from the rio Madeira drainage; Owiyeye is diagnosed by the absence of dermosphenotic, a derived pattern of frontal squamation, and a colour pattern of the mandibular region, and includes species from the Amazonas and Orinoco river basins; Melanorivulus is diagnosed by an apomorphic morphology of preopercle, and derived colour patterns of male postorbital region and female unpaired fins, and includes species from southern Amazonian tributaries, Parana-Paraguay river system, and Parnaiba and Sao Francisco river basins.
Patients complained of postorbital or occipital headache, lassitude, prostration and, occasionally, nausea and vomiting; and weight loss was common (20 pounds in one patient).
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head was performed to determine the cause of his recurrent meningitis; 2 giant pseudomeningoceles were detected, 1 in the left postorbital space and 1 in the right ethmoidal sinus (Figure).
9) times in cephalic length; postorbital distance longer than eye diameter and contained 1.
The kidney-shaped parotid glands do not contact the postorbital crests, unless by a short spur.
Based on the color of the fur, size of the auditory bullae, and the obvious fusion of the postorbital processes with the cranium (Nelson 1909; Dowler & Engstrom 1988), these specimens are assigned to S.
propinquus that were too small to sex or measure in the field were taken to the laboratory where carapace length (CL) and postorbital carapace length (POCL; Hobbs Jr.
Note the light blue on the leading edge of the dorsal and anal spines and along the margin of the anterior soft portion of the median fins, the bluish white posterior margin of the black axillary spot, and the faint dark longitudinal banding on the rows of scales of the postorbital head; there is often a faint bluish iridescence on the upper lip and suborbital.
Carapace length was measured with Vernier calipers along the middorsal line from the transverse ridge between the postorbital spines to the posterior edge of the carapace, to the nearest 0.