pharyngeal bursa

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pharyngeal bursa

[fə′rin·jē·əl ′bər·sə]
(embryology)
A small pit caudal to the pharyngeal tonsil, resulting from the ingrowth of epithelium along the course of the degenerating tip of the notochord of the vertebrate embryo.
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Uber die Bedeutung der Bursa pharyngea fur die Erkennung und Behandlung gewisser Nasenrachenraum-Krankheiten.
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