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. [ TAO : GA_TG ]

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Term information

plural term
opercles [ TAO : 0000250 ]
comment
  • The opercle is usually a large, flat bone that may be partially covered by the posterior region of the preopercle.
definition
  • 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.
has exact synonym
  • operculare
  • operculum
  • opercles
id
  • UBERON:2000250
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