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  • adj. Near or beside the ethmoid bone or cartilage; applied especially to a pair of bones in the nasal region of some fishes, and to the ethmoturbinals in some higher animals.
  • n. A parethmoid bone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Near or beside the ethmoid bone or cartilage; -- applied especially to a pair of bones in the nasal region of some fishes, and to the ethmoturbinals in some higher animals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ichthyology, the prefrontal; a bone in front of the frontal and beside the ethmoid in fishes.

Etymologies

para- +‎ ethmoid (Wiktionary)

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