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Term: pharyngeal arch anterior-posterior axis
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: pharyngeal arch
Synonyms: pharyngeal arches
Definition: One of a series of paired bony or cartilaginous arches that develop along the lateral walls of the foregut. The pharyngeal arches have developmental contributions from endoderm, mesoderm, and neural crest cells and are separated by anterior lateral endoderm out-pockets known as pharyngeal pouches. There are seven pharyngeal arches.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001306]
Name: anterior-posterior axis
Synonyms: A-P axis, anteroposterior axis, AP axis, cephalocaudal axis, craniocaudal axis, rostral/caudal, rostrocaudal axis
Definition: An axis that extends through an organism from head end to opposite end of body or tail.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000013]