Term: pharyngeal arch taste bud
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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: taste bud
Synonyms: taste buds
Definition: Pear or onion-shaped intraepithelial sensory endorgans. They sit on a small dermal papilla and consist of modified epithelial cells of different types. The taste buds are located in the mouth, in the oropharyngeal cavity, on the head and on the barbels. They are innervated by either the facial (VII), the glossopharyngeal (IX), or the vagal (X) cranial nerve.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001074]