postorbital


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post·or·bi·tal

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

postorbital

(pəʊstˈɔːbɪtəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy situated behind the eye or the eye socket
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The mesial margin runs from the preorbital angle to the postorbital angle and is hollowed dorsally by the lateropremesial depression.
dmk: dorsal maxilla kink, dmp: dorsal maxilla process, dms: dorsal maxilla process slope, fr: frontal, j: jugal, jlmsp: jugal/lacrimal/maxilla suture process, jms: jugal/maxilla suture, I: lacrimal, Imsp: lacrimal/maxilla suture process, rax: maxilla, n: nasal, nr: naris ridge, pfmsip: prefrontal/maxilla suture inferior-process, pfmssp: prefrontal/maxilla suture superior-process, pfr: prefrontal, pmp: posterior maxilla process, pms: premaxilla/maxilla suture, pmx: premaxilla, po: postorbital, t: teeth.
Head and body covered with small brown flecks, whitish below, several indistinct dark bands crossing back in some; upper surface of eye without papillae; scales covering snout, a small area anteroventral to eye, interorbit, occipital region, nape, postorbital and opercular regions; suborbital region naked; first dorsal fin with a single small isolated spine anteriorly; body with two dark brown bands below second dorsal fin; first and second dorsal, pectoral and pelvic fins with small, dark brownish spots along rays; caudal fin with 2 or 3 horizontal dark bars, a prominent yellow blotch near middle of fin when fresh; head length 29.
Anterior preorbital processes appear as small projections of the supraorbital crest, while the postorbital processes are more developed, with a rectangular plate shape, which in the anterolateral region are at the same level as the preorbital process.
The average condylo-canine length, maxillary toothrow length, mandibular too throw length, greatest length of skull, mandible length, posterior palatal width, zygomatic breadth, breadth of braincase, postorbital constriction and anterior palatal width of two R.
The skull shows an osseous imbrication due the growth of the occipital and supraoccipital, which are elongated and progress to postorbital processes level of the frontals.
In Dendrocolaptidae, the postorbital and squamosal processes are fused (Feduccia, 1973), which modifies the location and origin of the mandibular adductor muscles.
Spines measured include the preopercular (APO1-4 and PPO2-4), parietal, nuchal, pterotic, postorbital, first lower infraorbital, and posttemporal.
Seven morphometric characteristics were measured for each specimen (see Simon & Stewart 2014) --carapace length (CL), postorbital carapace length (POCL) [from the anterior margin of postorbital spine to the posterior margin of the carapace], carapace width (CW), carapace depth (CD), chelae length (ChL), chelae width (ChW), and abdomen width (ABW).
Carapace lacking spines, tubercules and postorbital ridges; anterolateral portion of branchio-cardiac groove clearly separated from the portion subparallel to cervical groove, which is located close to upper third portion of cephalothorax.
Although the depressor muscle system of the mandible causes its opening (Bulher, 1981), it is also effective in elevating the upper jaw, mainly due to the postorbital ligament (Bock, 1964; Zusi, 1962).
1 mm: hind foot length (HF) forearm length (FA), greatest length of the cranium excluding incisors (GLS), condyle-basal length (CBL), zygomatic breadth (ZB), mastoid breadth (BM), braincase breadth (BBC), breadth across postorbital constriction (POC), length of maxillary toothrow (CM3), and breadth across molars (M3M3).