tuberculum impar

noun

tuberculum im·​par -ˈim-ˌpär How to pronounce tuberculum impar (audio)
: an embryonic swelling that is situated in the midline of the floor of the pharynx between the ventral ends of the two sides of the mandibular arch and of the second branchial arch and that probably contributes to the formation of the anterior part of the tongue

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“Tuberculum impar.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tuberculum%20impar. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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