Dermal bone that forms the postero-dorsal part of the opercular series. The opercle articulates with the hyomandibula antero-dorsally and with the subopercle ventrally. The opercle is a paired bone. [ ]

Synonyms: operculare operculum opercles

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Term information


The opercle is usually a large, flat bone that may be partially covered by the posterior region of the preopercle.

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provenance notes

This class was sourced from an external ontology (teleost_anatomy). Its definitions, naming conventions and relationships may need to be checked for compatibility with uberon