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vomer

 [vo´mer]
a bone forming part of the nasal septum; see Appendix 2-3. adj., adj vo´merine.

vomer (bone)

a flat trapezoidal bone forming the inferior and posterior portion of the nasal septum; it articulates with the sphenoid, ethmoid, two maxillae, and two palatine bones.

vomer

/vo·mer/ (vo´mer) [L.] the unpaired flat bone that forms the inferior and posterior part of the nasal septum. vo´merine

vomer

(vō′mər)
n.
A thin flat bone forming the inferior and posterior part of the nasal septum and dividing the nostrils in most vertebrates.

vo′mer·ine′ (-mə-rīn′) adj.

vomer

[vō′mər]
Etymology: L, plowshare
the plow-shaped bone forming the posterior and inferior part of the nasal septum and having two surfaces and four borders.
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Vomer

vo·mer

(vō'mĕr) [TA]
A flat bone of trapezoidal shape forming the inferior and posterior portion of the nasal septum; it articulates with the sphenoid, ethmoid, two maxillae, and two palatine bones.
[L. plowshare]

vomer

A thin, flat plate of bone that forms the rear part of the partition of the nose (the nasal septum).

vomer

the thin flat bone forming part of the separation between the nasal passages in mammals.

vomer (vōˑ·mer),

n the thin plow-shaped bone of the skull that forms the anterior and posterior parts of the nasal septum.
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Vomer.

vo·mer

(vō'mĕr) [TA]
A trapezoidal bone forming the inferior and posterior portion of the nasal septum.
[L. ploughshare]

vomer (vō´mər),

n the single facial bone that forms the posterior portion of the nasal septum.

vomer

a bone forming part of the nasal septum. See also Table 10.
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semitorquatus e ja citadas para falconideos por Sibley & Ahlquist (1990) sao: palato desmognato (processos maxilopalatinos unidos diretamente); osso vomer terminando anteriormente em uma dilatagao oval e tocando a porgao rostral dos processos maxilopalatinos; superficie do palato com um sulco longitudinal e processo mandibular presente.
ABSTRACT: Pycnodontiform fishes are mostly represented by disarticulated cranial elements such as the vomer or prearticulars.
Vomer, deflected to the right or left, is inclined.
the frontal, jugal, postorbital, parietal, premaxilla, and prefrontal (Figure 3), followed by the palatine and quadratojugal in stage 19, and lastly by the vomer in stage 25 (Figure 3).
Millard y Latham (10) y Ceron y colaborador (12) observaron durante la fase de retraccion premaxilar un leve desplazamiento del pasador en sentido posterior a traves del vomer, independiente de la fuerza y frecuencia de la activacion.
Presumably the large vomer in Estrildidae functions in seed hulling (Figs.
One nasal passage is visible in the cleft with the vomer attached to the larger maxillary segment.
Broad patch of teeth in front of both jaws, narrowing to single row on either side; vomer and palatines with patches of teeth.
Tale appariva quella atroce testa, qual quella della vipera o serpente che spesso l'arator col vomer fende.
Nombre Familia Genero Especie vulgar Lutjanidae Lutjanus Lutjanus synagris Pargo chino Carangidae Caranx Caranx hippos Jurel Caranx crysos Cojinua Chloroscombrus Chloroscombrus chrysurus Casabito Trachinotus Trachinotus falcatus Pampano Selene Selene vomer Jorobado Scombridae Euthinnus Euthinnus alletteratus Bonito Scomberomorus Scomberomorus maculatus Sierra Megalopidae Tarpon Tarpon atlanticus Sabalo Centropomidae Centropomus Centropomus undecimales Robalo Rachycentridae Rachycentron Rachycentron canadum Bacalao Sphyraenidae Sphyraena Sphyraena guachancho Juancho Ariidae Bagre Bagre marinus Barbudo pluma Bagre bagre Barbudo blanco Cathorops Cathorops sp.
La zona del vomer es de color amarillo, en tanto que las encias estan senaladas con bandas rojas.