quadrate defined in 1951 yearquadrate - quadrate;
quadrate - Cartilage-bone of posterior end of vertebrate upper jaw (developing in palato-quadrate cartilage), attached to neuro-cranium (brain case), and in most vertebrates articulating with lower jaw. In mammals becomes incus.
near quadrate in Knolik
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