ramus

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ramus

[′rā·məs]
(anatomy)
A slender bone process branching from a large bone.
(vertebrate zoology)
The barb of a feather.
(zoology)
The branch of a structure such as a blood vessel, nerve, arthropod appendage, and so on.
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CCB-1 and the rest of the taxa within Node 4 lack a ventral projection of the anterior ramus of the jugal below the orbit, differing in this respect from the rest of the goniopholidids, which have a modest projection.

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