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Anatomy Term: tracheoesophageal fold
XAO ID: 0005426
Synonyms: tracheoesophageal crest, tracheoesophageal folds, tracheoesophageal ridge
Definition: "Any of the longitudinal folds in the respiratory diverticulum that fuse to form the tracheoesophageal septum, which separates the esophagus from the trachea."
Stage Range: NF stage 35 and 36 to NF stage 44
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
anterior foregut NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
transient tracheoesophageal septum NF stage 39 to NF stage 44
Parent(s): anterior foregut


Parent(s): tissue (is_a) anterior foregut (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY