parethmoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Near or near the ethmoid bone or cartilage; used particularly to a pair of bones when you look at the nasal area of some fishes, and also to the ethmoturbinals in a few higher pets.
    • almost or next to the ethmoid bone or cartilage; -- used particularly to a set of bones into the nasal area of some fishes, and also to the ethmoturbinals in some greater animals.
  • noun:
    • A parethmoid bone.
    • In ichthyology, the prefrontal; a bone at the frontal and beside the ethmoid in fishes.
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