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Second branchial arch

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(embryology) The hyoid arch; the second pair of the branchial arch series in vertebrate embryos that is contains a mesoderm core surrounded by a layer of endoderm (inner) and ectoderm (outer). It will develop soon into stapes, styloid process, stylohyoid ligament, and lesser cornu of the hyoid bone


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Branchial archs

... there anyone who could gather here, in one place, all modifications of branchial archs that take place from amphibians to higher mammals including human. I have only a few ...

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by SU_reptile
Mon Nov 06, 2006 5:12 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Branchial archs
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