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XB-ANAT-230

Anatomy Term: foregut
XAO ID: 0000232
Synonyms:
Definition: "The anterior part of the alimentary system, from the mouth and esophagus to the duodenum at the entrance of the bile duct. Structures of the foregut are: esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, gall bladder, and pancreas. The spleen is located in the foregut region, but is not a gut organ."
Stage Range: NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
archenteron NF stage 10 to NF stage 37 and 38
foregut primordium NF stage 16 to NF stage 19
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
first pancreatic bud NF stage 27 to NF stage 39
lung primordium NF stage 28 to NF stage 33 and 34
oral evagination NF stage 20 to NF stage 33 and 34
pharyngeal cavity NF stage 29 and 30 to death
second pancreatic bud NF stage 27 to NF stage 39
stomach NF stage 40 to death
visceral pouch NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
Parent(s): archenteron, foregut primordium

 

Parent(s): embryonic structure (is_a) alimentary system (part_of)

 


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