Dermal bone that is part of the opercular series and bears the preopercular sensory canal. The preopercle is a paired bone and typically L-shaped, with the horizontal limb overlying the interopercle and the vertical limb overlying the opercle. [ TAO : wd ]

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Term information

plural term
preopercles [ TAO : 0000264 ]
definition
  • Dermal bone that is part of the opercular series and bears the preopercular sensory canal. The preopercle is a paired bone and typically L-shaped, with the horizontal limb overlying the interopercle and the vertical limb overlying the opercle.
has exact synonym
  • preoperculum
  • preopercles
id
  • UBERON:2000264
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