from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated back of the temporal bone or the temporal region of the skull; -- applied especially to a bone which usually connects the supraclavicle with the skull in the pectoral arch of fishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated behind the temporal region of the skull.
  • n. In ichthyology, a bone of the scapular arch of some fishes by means of which that arch is attached to the back part of the skull.


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