epibranchial


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epibranchial

[¦ep·ə′bräŋ·kē·əl]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the segment below the pharyngobranchial region in a branchial arch.
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The feathers were clipped and plucked from the cranial intermandibular region to caudal to the epibranchial bones, and the skin was surgically prepared.
Teeth cusps in internal premaxillary series forming an arch, with a concave frontal surface in ventral view; larger dentary teeth with more than three cusps; humeral dark brown blotch almost circular or slightly horizontally elongated; usually 7-9 gill-rakers on first epibranchial and more than 13 on hipobranchial arch (3)
71), larger rakers on both epibranchial and ceratobranchial possess a row of small, bluntly pointed crenulations along their medial surfaces (Fig.
The scarids also have a 4th epibranchial that is easily identified.
Similarly, neurogenin-2 is an essential determination factor for the development of epibranchial placode-derived cranial sensory ganglia.
Anterior three gill arches each of hypobranchial, ceratobranchial, epibranchial and pharyngobranchial, fourth arch of ceratobranchial and epibranchial, fifth arch comprising single ceratobranchial.
It becomes more superficial and rostral as it proceeds ventrally, and it ends adjacent to the deep surface of the epibranchial placode on the dorsal and caudal aspect of the first branchial groove.
Gill rakers externally on first gill arch, 1 in angle or associated distally on epibranchial, 4 (7), 5 (3) on ceratobranchial.
Endostyle-like features of the dorsal epibranchial ridge of an enteropneust and the hypothesis of dorsal-ventral axis inversion in chordates.