buccopharyngeal membrane


: a membrane in an early embryo that is composed of ectoderm and endoderm and separates the foregut from the stomodeum

called also oral membrane, oral plate, oropharyngeal membrane

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“Buccopharyngeal membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/buccopharyngeal%20membrane. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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