Sunday, July 12, 2009

Endodermal pouches

Endodermal pouches form the following organs / glands:
You have 1 tongue and 2 tonsils
  • So from Ventral part of 1st Endodermal pouch forms the tongue
  • From ventral part of 2nd Endodermal pouch forms tonsils
From THIrd endodermal pouch forms THymus and Inferior parathyroid
Note that superior parathyroid and follicular C - cells of thyroid forms from the 4th endodermal pouch (The superior and more complicated one arises from the fourth)

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