first pharyngeal arch


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Related to first pharyngeal arch: second pharyngeal arch, First branchial arch

first pharyngeal arch

the first postural arch in the branchial arch series.
Synonym(s): mandibular arch

first phar·yn·ge·al arch

(fĭrst fă-rinjē-ăl ahrch)
First postural arch in the branchial arch series.
Synonym(s): mandibular arch.