Replacement bone that is bilaterally paired and (in teleosts) articulates with the neurocranium dorsally and the opercle posteriorly[TAO,modified]. [ TAO:0000672 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyomandibula ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

efo_slim

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship loss: overlaps preopercle vertical limb-hyomandibula joint (TAO:0005278)[TAO]

relationship loss: overlaps hyomandibula-metapterygoid joint (TAO:0001979)[TAO]

relationship loss: overlaps hyomandibula-opercle joint (TAO:0005265)[TAO]

relationship loss: overlaps hyomandibular-otic region joint (TAO:0001947)[TAO]

relationship loss: overlaps quadrate-hyomandibula joint (TAO:0001801)[TAO]

external definition

Replacement bone that is bilaterally paired and articulates with the neurocranium dorsally and the opercle posteriorly.[TAO]

has broad synonym

hyomandibula

hyomandibular

homology notes

This structure (the hyomandibular), on ontogenic grounds alone, can be considered homologous with the amphibian and reptilian columella and the mammalian stapes.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0011606

taxon notes

In most teleosts, there is a symplectic, and the hyomandibula articulates with it anteroventrally.