pharyngeal cleft


pharyngeal cleft
pharyngeal cleft n BRANCHIAL CLEFT

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any of the paired segmented clefts in each side of the throat of the early embryo that correspond to the gills of fish. Soon after they have formed they close to form the pharyngeal pouch, except for the first cleft, which persists as the external auditory meatus.

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