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ultimobranchial

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  • adj. Designating the fifth (last) pharyngeal pouch of the embryo

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Examples

  • From the fifth pouches the ultimobranchial bodies originate and are enveloped by the lateral prolongations of the median thyroid rudiment; they do not, however, form true thyroid tissue, nor are any traces of them found in the human adult.

    I. Embryology. 12. The Branchial Region

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