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ultimobranchial

Saltos de línea: ultimo|bran¦chial
Pronunciación: /ˌʌltɪmə(ʊ)ˈbraŋkɪəl
 
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Definición de ultimobranchial en inglés:

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Zoology
Relating to or denoting a gland in the neck which in many lower vertebrates regulates the calcium level in the body.
Example sentences
  • The fourth pharyngeal pouch endoderm gives rise to superior parathyroid glands and the ultimobranchial body.
  • Intrathyroidal lymphoepithelial cysts are benign lesions that are strongly associated with chronic inflammatory conditions of the thyroid, and which are probably derived from ultimobranchial body remnants.
  • However, most of the cells which formed the cluster in the ultimobranchial body of snake were positive.

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