gill bar


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gill bar

the tissue that separates the GILL CLEFTS, consisting of skeletal material, nervous tissue, blood vessels, etc.
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3D), formed by the ventral edge of the gill bars projecting into the pharynx (see fig.
Harrimaniids have no liver sacs, no synapticles joining the primary and secondary gill bars, and no nerve roots in the collar cord mesentery.
In higher vertebrates, the gill bars have been modified to form the jaws and the hyoid arches (Radinsky, 1987).