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The exoccipital extends laterally, occupying the posterior face of the otic capsule.
Both epi-otic and pterotic are drawn out into rather prominent backwardly-projecting processes.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
In front of the exoccipital is the large pro-otic pierced by two prominent foramina.
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Between the pro-otic and opisthotic as seen in a longitudinal section of the skull is a large opening constricted in the middle.
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Three bones, the epi-otic, opisthotic and pro-otic, together form the auditory or periotic capsule of each side.
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The pro-otic lies in front of the exoccipital and together with the opisthotic forms the hind border of the fenestra ovalis.
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The pro-otic ossifies, and unites with the epi-otic and opisthotic before they coalesce with any other bones.
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The foot very often becomes richly ciliated, and otic vesicles are early developed in it (fig. 101, ot).
In front it meets the pro-otic, and on its outer side the squamosal and quadrate.
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"The others are dying," said Mjly, blinking her otic nerves eerily.
LONESOME HEARTSRUSSELL ROBERT WINTERBOTHAM

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