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Anatomy Term: aortic arch 6
XAO ID: 0000353
Synonyms: sixth aortic arch
Definition: "The sixth in a series paired arterial connections between the dorsal and ventral aortae. Aortic arch 6 artery is paired and has a common trunk with aortic arch 5 from the ventral aorta, and drains via a separate branch of the lateral dorsal aorta. It forms part of the pulmonary arteries, and in the later embryo, the ductus arteriosis. Aortic arches 5 and 6 together supply the trunk and tail with oxygenated blood."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to NF stage 41
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Anatomy Item Stage Range
pulmonary artery NF stage 41 to death

Parent(s): aortic arch (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY