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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (17) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: filter chamber
XAO ID: 0000439
Synonyms: coelom, peribranchial chamber, filter apparatus, coelomic filter chamber
Definition: "The structure that enables tadpoles, which are suspension feeders, to trap food particles. The palatoquadrate, ceratohyal and the connecting muscles are responsible for the irrigation and ventilation of the filter apparatus."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to NF stage 62
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Parent(s): anatomical space (is_a) lateral plate mesoderm (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY