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(English) A small bone (or bones) lying immediately above or partially overlapping the posterior end of the maxillary bone in some fishes; often apparent only upon slitting the skin in that region. (See also: maxillary, jaws)
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(French) Petit os (ou des petits os) qui s'allonge(ent) au-dessus immédiatement ou partialement se chevauchant l'extrémité postérieure d'os maxillaire chez quelques poissons ; souvent apparent seulement par l'incision de la peau dans cette région. (See also: maxillary, jaws)
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(Portuguese) Pequeno osso (ou ossos) que se encontram imediatamente acima ou parcialmente sobrepondo-se à porção posterior do osso maxilar em alguns peixes; frequentemente só visível quando se tira a pela naquela região. (See also: maxillary, jaws)

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