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bran'chial pouch'



Embryol.
one of a series of rudimentary outcroppings of the inner pharyngeal wall, corresponding to the branchial grooves on the surface. Also called gill pouch, pharyngeal pouch.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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