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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Noting a bone in the head of fishes, lying between the hyomandibular and the quadrate; the symplectic.
  • Pertaining to the tympanic bone and the malleus: specifying a bone in the batrachian skull, later identified as the quadratojugal. See cuts under Rana and temporomastoid.


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