Definition of Basipterygium

1. n. A bar of cartilage at the base of the embryonic fins of some fishes. It develops into the metapterygium.



Definition of Basipterygium

1. Noun. A cartilage at the base of the fins of some fish that develops into the metapterygium upon maturity ¹

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Medical Definition of Basipterygium

1. A bar of cartilage at the base of the embryonic fins of some fishes. It develops into the metapterygium. Basipteryg"ial. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A base + a fin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basipterygium

basioccipital bone
basiocciput
basioglossus
basion
basions
basionym
basionyms
basipetal
basipetally
basiphobia
basipodite
basipodites
basipterygia
basipterygial
basipterygium (current term)
basipterygoid
basis
basis cartilaginis arytenoideae
basis cerebri
basis cochleae
basis cordis
basis cranii
basis cranii externa
basis cranii interna
basis mandibulae
basis modioli
basis ossis metacarpalis
basis ossis metatarsalis
basis ossis sacri

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