Paired thin medially aligned bar of cartilage that extends from the anterior end of the chondrocranium to just anterior to the anterior end of the notochord. The posterior ends of the trabeculae cranii are continuous with the parachordal cartilages, and they enclose the hypophyseal fenestra. [ ]

Synonyms: trabeculae cranii

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Term information

database cross reference
  • ZFA:0001507
  • TAO:0001507
plural term
trabeculae cranii [ ZFA:0001507 ]


A paired cartilage element appearing in the preotic section of the head at the border between the brain and visceral structures (The Trabecula cranii: development and homology of an enigmatic vertebrate head structure - Cerny et al 2006)