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Anatomy Term: transient tracheoesophageal septum
XAO ID: 0005425
Synonyms: esophagotracheal septum, tracheoesophageal septum, transient TES
Definition: "Temporary septum formed from epithelial tissue dividing the esophagus from the trachea. After mesenchymal invasion this gives rise to the permanent tissue separating the esophagus from the trachea."
Stage Range: NF stage 39 to NF stage 44
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
tracheoesophageal fold NF stage 35 and 36 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
tracheoesophageal septum NF stage 39 to NF stage 44
Parent(s): tracheoesophageal fold


Parent(s): septum (is_a) anterior foregut (part_of) esophagus (part_of) trachea (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY