branchial arch


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branchial arch

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Noun1.branchial arch - one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibiansbranchial arch - one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
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It has been proposed that choristoma of the middle ear could be part of a syndrome characterized by embryonic developmental anomalies, as suggested by its frequent association with ossicular chain, facial nerve, and second branchial arch anomalies.
Cetorhinus maximus is also characterized by having large gill slits that nearly encircle the head, numerous long, filamentous dermal denticle gill takers lining the anterior and posterior sides of each branchial arch, a strongly pointed snout and large subterminal mouth with numerous small, monocuspid teeth, strong lateral keels on the caudal peduncle and a large lunate caudal fin (Compagno, 2001).
38) The 2nd branchial arch enlarges caudally, extending toward the enlarging epicardial ridge of the 5th branchial arch.
Hairy polyp' of the pharynx in association with an ipsilateral branchial sinus: evidence that the 'hairy polyp' is a second branchial arch malformation.
The anterior two thirds originate from paired lateral lingual swellings, which are contributed by first branchial arch.
According to Myers, "I've done concentration series, where we give sets of embryos exposures at increasing concentrations, and we get a nice linear curve out of it: more alcohol leads to increasing frequency and severity of midline and branchial arch defects.
Summary of soft anal rays, pectoral rays, and total gill rakers on the first branchial arch for three species of Amphiprion.
As development progresses, the second branchial arch proliferates caudally and encloses the second, third, and fourth branchial clefts creating an ectodermally lined cavity, the cervical sinus.