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Re: Meaning of Term, 1#



From: RaptorRKC@aol.com
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 > To all:
 > 
 > What does the term "quadrate" mean?  Some part of anatomy, 

Yep.

It is a bone near the back of the skull in most tetrapods.

I cannot remember whether it is one of the ones that changed into
an ear ossicle in mammals, or whether it is the one that recieved
the new mammalian jaw joint. (I believe it is the former).

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