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(English) The paired dorsal-most bone of the secondary pectoral girdle above the cleithrum in bony fish, usually articulated with the post-temporal bone of the skull. Also called hypercleithrum. (See also: dorsal, pectoral girdle, skull)
(French) L'os le plus dorsal de la cavité abdominale des poissons osseux, souvent articulé avec l'os post-temporal de la boîte crânienne. (See also: dorsal, pectoral girdle, skull)
(Portuguese) O osso mais dorsal da cintura peitoral dos peixes ósseos, usualmente articulado com o osso postemporal do crâneo. (See also: dorsal, pectoral girdle, skull)

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