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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In fish the pectoral girdle is slung to the skull by means of the post-temporal bone