amphistylic definition

  • adjective:
    • Having the mandibular arch articulated utilizing the hyoid arch and the cranium, such as the cestraciont sharks.
    • obtaining the mandibular arch articulated using the hyoid arch plus the cranium, such as the cestraciont sharks; -- said of a skull.
  • others:
    • Having pillars on both edges: applied in zoology into the skulls of sharks, that have supports for both the upper and reduced mandibular arches.
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