Pharyngeal arches

pharyngeal arches --> branchial arches

Typically, 6 arch's in vertebrates; in the lower vertebrates, they bear gills; in the higher vertebrates, they appear transiently and give rise to specialised structures in the head and neck.

Synonym: pharyngeal arches, visceral arches.

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