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(English) A cartilaginous rod or a series of bones forming part of the roof of the mouth and upperjaw of Elasmobranchii and Holocephali; the embryonic upper jaw of other gnathastome vertebrates. Also called palatoquadratal bar.
(French) Baguette cartilagineuse ou série d'os formant une partie du toit de la cavité buccale et de la mâchoire supérieure.

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