Anatomy Term: palatoquadrate
XAO ID: 0004218
Definition: "The dorsal component of the mandibular arch, the ventral one being Meckel's cartilage. Together with the ceratohyal and connecting musculature, it is responsible for the ventilation and irrigation of the filter apparatus."
Stage Range: NF stage 24 to death
Component Anatomy Items:
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service