suspensorium

suspensorium

(ˌsʌspɛnˈsɔːrɪəm)
n, pl -ria (-rɪə)
(Anatomy) anatomy a part that supports or suspends, esp the mandibular suspensorium, which suspends the lower jaw from the skull
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Development and diversity of the suspensorium of trichomycterids and comparison with loricarioids (Teleostei: Siluriformes).
Suspensorium sclerotized, strap-like, very long and sinuous--2/3 of aedeagus length--, flattened and widened in the middle third (Fig.
An examination of the tissue showed that the proximal bony segment of each ray arises from a suspensorium with a cartilaginous base and consists of two concaved discs of acellular bone, surrounding a medullary cavity.
Another example concerns the attachment of the Aw on the suspensorium and/or opercular series (134: 0 [right arrow] 1).
Vertebral numbers and structure of the gonopodial suspensorium were determined from cleared and alizarin-stained specimens.
PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF A THIRD PALEONISCOID (ACTINOPTERYGII: PALAEONISCIFORMES), WITH A VERTICAL SUSPENSORIUM, FROM THE UPPER DEVONIAN (FAMENNIAN, IIf) CLEVELAND SHALE OF CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OHIO.
1995); the protractor pectoralis (PP), is a major protractor and stabilizer of the pectoral girdle; the adductor arcus palatini (AP), adducts the cheek elements (suspensorium) causing compression of the buccal cavity.
Suspensorium. The hyomandibulosymplectic cartilage, consisting of cartilaginous precursors to the hyomandibular and symplectic, is visible at 5 DPH.
This clade is supported by a bootstrap value of 75% and by four unambiguous synapomorphies: presence of characteristic scaphium (69: 1 [right arrow] 2), intercalarium (72: 1 [right arrow] 2), tripus (76: 1 [right arrow] 2) and os suspensorium (78: 1 [right arrow] 2).
Este proceso tiene unos ligamentos cortos y circulares que se insertan en el oss suspensorium. El tripus tiene anteriormente el pequeno intrecalarium que es ovalado.
Suspensorium: Comprising palatoquadrate arch, ectopterygoid, mesopterygoid, ectopterygoid, symplectic, hyomandibula and preopercle (Fig 9).