Respiratory bud

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Respiratory buds
Lung buds from a human embryo of about four weeks, showing commencing lobulations.
Lungs of a human embryo more advanced in development.
Latin Gemma respiratoria,
gemma pulmonalis
Days 28
Ventral part of the Foregut
Gray's p.1071
Code TE E5.
Anatomical terminology

The cephalic part of the laryngo-tracheal tube becomes the larynx, and its next succeeding part the trachea, while from its caudal end two lateral outgrowths, the right and left respiratory buds or lung buds, arise, and from them the bronchi and lungs are developed.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.