Examples from the Web for branchiostegal
These are the bones connected with respiration—the operculum, the branchiostegal rays, the branchial arches, and others.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
To the cerato-hyal are attached a series of seven strong curved cylindrical rods, the branchiostegal rays.
The mouth and branchial cavity were very much distended, rounding out and distorting the whole hyoid and branchiostegal region.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
The branchiostegal rays of the two sides are united in front by an unpaired membrane bone, the basi-branchiostegal (fig. 11, 36).