Definition: 'Pharyngeal Membranes'
pharyngeal membranesType: Term
1. thin sheets, composed of ectoderm externally and endoderm internally, which separate the pharyngeal pouches from the overlying pharyngeal grooves in the early embryo.
Synonyms: closing membranes
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