A depression in front of the epiglottis, in which food is temporarily gathered as the animal chews. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiglottic_vallecula https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0073040584 ]

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Term information

latin term
vallecula epiglottica

definition

A depression in front of the epiglottis, in which food is temporarily gathered as the animal chews.

external definition

Region of surface of viscerocranial mucosa, which is a depression located between the median and lateral glosso-epiglottic folds. Examples: There are only two instances, right and left epiglottic valleculas[FMA:55037].

has broad synonym

vallecula

has exact synonym

vallecula of epiglottis

vallecula epiglottica

id

UBERON:0013165

Term relations

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