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Term: pharyngeal arch 1 cranial neural crest cell
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Name: pharyngeal arch 1
Synonyms: mandibular arch, visceral arch 1
Definition: The first pharyngeal arch, also known as the mandibular arch, forms the jaw. The first pharyngeal arch gives rise to elements of the jaw, with the most anteriorly positioned cranial neural crest cells contributing to mandibular arch structures, including Meckel's and palatoquadrate cartilages that constitute the lower and upper jaw respectively.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001612]
Name: cranial neural crest cell
Synonyms: cranial neural crest cells
Definition: A cell of the cranial neural crest.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009003]