An embryonic structure that will either develop into a post-anal tail or recede into a vestigial remnant of the tail. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

definition

An embryonic structure that will either develop into a post-anal tail or recede into a vestigial remnant of the tail.

development notes

By the fourth week a clear tail is seen in the human embryo. It recedes after a few weeks and these tissues form what is commonly known as the tailbone (coccyx).

has exact synonym

tail of embryo

embryo tail

has related synonym

embryonic tail

id

UBERON:0007144