Reichert's cartilage


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Reichert's cartilage

[′rī·kərts ‚kärt·lij]
(embryology)
The cartilage of the hyoid arch in a human embryo.
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(14.) J F Rodriguez-Vazquez, J R Merida-Velasco, S Verdugo-Lopez, I Sanchez-Montesinos, J A Merida-Velasco Morphogenesis of the second pharyngeal arch cartilage (Reichert's cartilage) in human embryos.
The segment of the anterior wall of the fallopian canal distal to the laterohyale is formed by Reichert's cartilage. The cranial nerves move closer to their adult relationships.
For many years during the first half of the 20th century, it was well accepted that the middle ear develops primarily from the first and second branchial arches and that the ossicles are derived from various contributions by Meckel's cartilage, Reichert's cartilage, and the otic capsule.