basioccipital


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ba·si·oc·cip·i·tal

(bā'sē-ok-sip'i-tăl),
Relating to the basilar process of the occipital bone.

basioccipital

adjective Pertaining to the basilar part of the occipital bone, which is distinct and not fused in younger individuals.

ba·si·oc·cip·i·tal

(bā'sē-ok-sip'i-tăl)
Relating to basilar process of occipital bone.
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Here, the evidence of a short suture in the posterior border, lateral to the midline suggests the pterygoids slightly separate posteriorly, exposing a small portion of the basioccipital (Figure 3B).
The region of the basioccipital bone protects the conspicuous occipital condyle (Condylus occipitalis--CO, Figures.
Swim bladder large, with two anterior extensions extending forward to basioccipital on both sides above auditory capsule; two posterior extensions extending into haemal funnel beyond posterior end of body cavity, the roots of two posterior extensions are non-adjacent and two posterior extensions are not well-knit.
In occipital view the basioccipital exhibits a sub-circular condyle and one of the basioccipital basitubera, which is robust and long.
In the chondrocranium this is observed in the occipital and supraoccipital region; the prootic, otoccipital (opisthotic-exoccipital), basioccipital and basisphenoid are present.
Para determinar el sexo se observo la morfologia del hueso basioccipital y se calculo un indice que tiene en cuenta la relacion longitud-ancho del mismo (Trouth et al., 1977).
a, angular; art, articular; bo, basioccipital; d, dentary; ect, ectopterygoid; f, frontal; j, jugal; l, lacrimal; mcg, meckelian groove; mx, maxilla; n, nasal; op, opisthotic; p, parietal; pal, palatine; pf, postfrontal; pmx, premaxilla; po, postorbital; pp, postparietal; pro, prootic; prf, prefrontal; pbs, parabasisphenoid; pt, pterygoid; q, quadrate, qj, quadratojugal; so, supraoccipital; sp, splenial; sq, squamosal; st, supratemporal; sa, surangular; ta, tabular; v, vomer
The basilar tubercle (TB, Figures 3, 4 and 1014) of the rostral portion of the basioccipital region (B, Figure 10) has a moderately prominent crest-shape that is not prominent in Geococcyx (Figure 4).
Acridoidea is the largest superfamily within Orthoptera and contains about 11 extant families and about 7680 species, defined by the morphology of the male phallic complex and the lack of basioccipital slit, among other characters (Roberts 1941, Amedegnato 1974, Kevan 1982).
El basioccipital presenta una seccion transversal inclinada que articula con el cuerpo de la primera vertebra, la cual es sostenida tambien por el parasfenoides y se proyecta hasta el extremo posterior del neurocraneo.
Filleul & Maisey reported a 'lagenar capsule' (see below) on the exoccipital and also the basioccipital of [dagger] Santanichthys diasii; this seems to indicate that the members of this taxon exhibited CS-1.