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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

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Term:ultimobranchial body
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Definition:An outpocketing of one of the caudal pharyngeal pouches that is comprised on calcitonin-producing parafollicular cells.
Comment:[homology-note] "(...) ultimobranchial bodies that develop in all vertebrates from the ventral or posterior surface of the last pair of pharyngeal pouches. The ultimobranchial bodies are vestigial in most mammals (...).[well established][VHOG]" xsd:string {date_retrieved="2012-09-17", external_class="VHOG:0001185", ontology="VHOG", source="ISBN:978-0030223693 Liem KF, Bemis WE, Walker WF, Grande L, Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective (2001) p.523", source="http://bgee.unil.ch/"}; [taxon-note] "In humans, the ultimobranchial body is an embryological structure that gives rise to the calcitonin-producing cells - also called parafollicular cells or clear cells - of the thyroid gland. In humans, this body is a derivative of the ventral recess of the fourth pharyngeal pouch (or fifth)" xsd:string {source="WP,unvetted"}; [taxon-note] "The ultimobranchial bodies of lower vertebrates contain large amounts of calcitonin. In mammals the bodies fuse with the thyroid gland and are thought to develop into the parafollicular cells. (Stedman, 25th ed)"
Synonyms:exact_synonym: corpus ultimopharyngeum;   ultimobranchial gland;   ultimopharyngeal body;   ultimopharyngeal gland
 related_synonym: postbranchial body;   telobranchial body;   telopharyngeal body;   ultimobranchial;   ultimobranchial bodies
 xref: AAO:0010547;   EHDAA2:0002103;   EHDAA:2987;   EHDAA:9139;   EMAPA:36030;   GAID:1246;   MESH:D014460;   SCTID:345552007;   TAO:0001448;   VHOG:0001185;   Wikipedia:Ultimopharyngeal_body;   XAO:0000452;   ZFA:0001448



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              embryo 0
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                    presumptive gut 0
                      digestive tract 0
                        subdivision of digestive tract 0
                          foregut 0
                            pharyngeal region of foregut 0
                              pharyngeal arch system 0
                                entire pharyngeal arch endoderm 0
                                  early pharyngeal endoderm 0
                                    pharyngeal pouch 0
                                      ultimobranchial body 0
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