epipleural


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epipleural

[¦ep·ə′plu̇r·əl]
(anatomy)
Arising from a rib.
(vertebrate zoology)
An intramuscular bone arising from and extending between some of the ribs in certain fishes.
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However, the primary osteological diagnostic characteristic of this subgenus was given as "bifid epipleural ribs" (Costa, 2006).
8), densely and regularly punctate; epipleural border progressively narrowed toward the apex, with long setae; humeral calla rounded, prominent; apical calla rounded.
First epipleural contacting dorsolateral aspect of parapophysis of third vertebra, coursing posterodorsally to ribs.