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Anatomy Term: Rathke's pouch
XAO ID: 0000430
Definition: "A depression in the roof of the developing mouth in front of the buccopharyngeal membrane. It gives rise to the anterior pituitary (adenohypophysis), a part of the endocrine system."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to NF stage 40
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
mouth primordium NF stage 28 to NF stage 60
Develops Into:
Parent(s): mouth primordium


Parent(s): embryonic structure (is_a) mouth primordium (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY