pharyngeal arch


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pharyngeal arch

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All of these are derivatives of the first pharyngeal arch.
In a study to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal eLife, the scientists also found that during heart formation, these so-called cardiac progenitor cells (CPCs) multiply without becoming heart cells in a cellular environment known as the second pharyngeal arch.
Goldschmidt and Jacobsen have reported a new family syndrome that affects the first pharyngeal arch structures and mammary line (6).