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Anatomy Term: branchial arch
XAO ID: 0000099
Synonyms: branchial arches
Definition: "Structures that develop from the pharyngeal arches. Pharyngeal arches are anlage for a multitude of structures. Each pharyngeal arch has a cartilaginous stick, a muscle component which differentiates from the cartilaginous tissue, an artery, and a cranial nerve. Each of these is surrounded by mesenchyme. Arches do not develop simultaneously, but instead possess a staggered development."
Stage Range: NF stage 27 to death
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Parent(s): pharyngeal arch (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY