Definition of Quadratojugal:

part of speech: noun

Membranous bone connecting the quadrate and jugal bones.

Usage examples for Quadratojugal:

  • The quadratojugal is absent, and the maxillary tapers to a point posteriorly. "A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group", William E. Duellman.
  • The quadratojugal is present as a small anteriorly projecting spur that does not connect with the maxillary. "Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group", William E. Duellman M. J. Fouquette.
  • Arrow indicates reduced quadratojugal "A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla", William E. Duellman.

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