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laryngotracheal groove

 

Definition: the depression in the floor of the caudal end of the primordial pharynx, continued downward on the ventral wall of the foregut; from it are developed the lower part of the larynx and the trachea, bronchi, and lungs.

Synonym(s): tracheobronchial groove

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