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Term: pharyngeal arch anatomical region
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: anatomical region
Synonyms:
Definition: A 3D region in space without well-defined compartmental boundaries; for example, the dorsal region of an ectoderm.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000070]