Hypopharyngeal eminence

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Hypopharyngeal eminence
Details
Latin eminentia hypopharyngea
Identifiers
Code TE E5.4.1.2.0.0.12
Anatomical terminology

The hypopharyngeal eminence or hypobranchial eminence is an embryogenic structure which forms the 1/3 posterior part (copula) of adult tongue during fetal development.