TITLE

Rathke's pouch

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1853
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Rathke's pouch" is presented. It refers to a depression in the mouth of the embryo just anterior to the buccopharyngeal membrane. The anterior lobe of the pituitary arises from the structure called Rathke's pouch.
ACCESSION #
21243506

 

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