A segment of the embryonic dorsal aorta between points of juncture with the third and fourth arch arteries; it regresses early in development to allow the carotid axis to take its definitive appearance. [ http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?s=ductus+caroticus MP:MP ]

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definition

A segment of the embryonic dorsal aorta between points of juncture with the third and fourth arch arteries; it regresses early in development to allow the carotid axis to take its definitive appearance.

has exact synonym

ductus caroticus

id

UBERON:0010198

taxon notes

In amphibians, closes at metamorphosis