pharyngeal membrane

noun

Medical Definition of pharyngeal membrane

: any of several embryonic membranes composed chiefly of ectoderm and endoderm that separate a branchial cleft from a pharyngeal pouch and include one which contributes to the formation of the tympanic membrane

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“Pharyngeal membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pharyngeal%20membrane. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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