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Vater's duct

Alternative eponyms

  • Bochdalek's duct
  • Duct of His
  • His' canal

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A duct that in the embryo connects the thyroid diverticulum and the posterior part of the tongue.

Description

A duct that in the embryo connects the thyroid diverticulum and the posterior part of the tongue. It eventually disappears, its point of origin being indicated as a pit, the foramen cecum.

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