Chondrocranium chondrification center that fuses with cartilages derived from sclerotome region of occipital somites forming occipital bone, hypoglossal canals and foramen magnum. [ ]

Synonyms: parachordal cartilages

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Term information

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plural term
parachordal cartilages [ ZFA:0001423 ]

external definition

Rod-shaped paired cartilages on either side of the notochord. They unite, forming the base of the chondrocranium and are replaced by the prootic bones.[TAO]