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epaxial

[e′pak·sē·əl]
(biology)
Above or dorsal to an axis.
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Therefore, the specimens above briefly described are tentatively attributed to the order 'Perleidiformes' (sensu Berg, 1937) based on the following characters: body outline fusiform; gape commonly moderate; snout with nasals searated by a large (post)rostral; almost vertical preopercular with an expanded dorsal region; scales deeper than long in the anterior portion of the flank, with the posterior borders often denticulated; rays of dorsal and anal equal in number to radials; caudal fin heterocercal with several epaxial rays.
Morphogenetic cell movements in the middle region of the dermomyotome dorsomedial lip associated with patterning and growth of the primary epaxial myotome.
For most of the stranded whales, the main macroscopic findings detected during the necrospsy were moderate to severe cachexia, represented by marked loss of volume of epaxial musculature.
Differential regulation of epaxial and hypaxial muscle development by Paraxis.
Epiotic large, bearing crest for attachment of epaxial musculature (lesser crests also occurring on supraoccipital, exoccipital and pterotic).
Upon capture fish were measured [mm total length (TL)], weighed (g) and sections of dorsal epaxial muscle (approximately 200 mg) were removed from both sides of each fish with a sterile disposable scalpel.
We used coded anchor tags, which were inserted into the epaxial muscle mass lateral to the posterior margin of the dorsal fin.
These maneuvers are extremely helpful in adding flexibility anti suppleness to the muscles of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and epaxial (back) muscles.
The epaxial musculature ran continuously down the neck, trunk, sacrum, and tail.
The second report showed that transgenic rainbow trout with a deleted ActRIIB had in PI (parent generation) enhanced localized muscling in the hypaxial and epaxial regions of the musculature.
Tail portions were used for naked goby and skilletfish samples, and epaxial muscle tissue was used for freckled blenny.