Reexamination of the origin and early development of the human larynx.

@article{ZawTun1985ReexaminationOT,
  title={Reexamination of the origin and early development of the human larynx.},
  author={H A Zaw-Tun and Alphonse R. Burdi},
  journal={Acta anatomica},
  year={1985},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={
          163-84
        }
}
The respiratory primordium buds off the primitive foregut and grows caudally, on a lengthening stalk; the cephalic end of the stalk develops into the glottis and infraglottis, and the rest becomes the trachea. Compression by pharyngeal mesoderm cephalic to the respiratory diverticulum obliterates the foregut lumen ventrodorsally as far cranially as the 4th pharyngeal pouches, forming an epithelial lamina with a narrow pharyngoglottic duct along its dorsal border. The mesoderm also raises an… CONTINUE READING
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