visceral cleft


visceral cleft
noun
: one of the clefts that occur on each side of the neck region between successive visceral arches in vertebrates and that may or may not extend through from the exterior to the cavity of the mouth and pharynx — compare branchial cleft, spiracle 3c

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Embryol.
[1870-75]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • visceral cleft — n. any of a series of paired openings leading from the pharynx to the ectoderm on each side of the neck area in a chordate embryo: in fish and some amphibians the clefts develop into gill slits, but in land vertebrates they are either lost or… …   English World dictionary

  • visceral cleft — Embryol. See branchial cleft. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • visceral cleft — see pharyngeal cleft …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • pharyngeal cleft — n BRANCHIAL CLEFT * * * (branchial cleft, visceral cleft) 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 …   Medical dictionary

  • branchial cleft — n one of the open or potentially open clefts that occur on each side of the neck region of a vertebrate embryo between the branchial arches, are formed by the meeting of an external furrow in the ectoderm with a pharyngeal pouch, may or may not… …   Medical dictionary

  • pharyngeal cleft — branchial cleft; = visceral cleft 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 pouches, except for the first… …   The new mediacal dictionary