Rathke's pouch

noun
Rath·​ke's pouch | \ ˈrät-kəz- How to pronounce Rathke's pouch (audio) \

Medical Definition of Rathke's pouch

: a pouch of ectoderm that grows out from the upper surface of the embryonic stomodeum and gives rise to the adenohypophysis of the pituitary gland

called also Rathke's pocket

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