A temporary depression caudal to the second pharyngeal arch, containing the succeeding pharyngeal arches; it is overgrown by the second pharyngeal arch and closes off as the cervical vesicle. This sinus is bounded in front by the hyoid arch, and behind by the thoracic wall. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cervical_sinus http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/cervical+sinus ]

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Subsets

pheno_slim, emapa_ehdaa2

definition

A temporary depression caudal to the second pharyngeal arch, containing the succeeding pharyngeal arches; it is overgrown by the second pharyngeal arch and closes off as the cervical vesicle. This sinus is bounded in front by the hyoid arch, and behind by the thoracic wall.

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/20/Kiemenbogen.jpg

development notes

it is ultimately obliterated by the fusion of its walls.

has exact synonym

cervical sinus

sinus cervicalis

has related synonym

retro-hyoid depression

sinus cervicalis

id

UBERON:0006216

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