pharyngeal cartilages

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pha·ryn·ge·al car·ti·lag·es

those that develop in the mesenchyme of the pharyngeal arches in the embryo from which the viscerocranium forms.
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Then, five branchial cartilages can be found, formed by the faringobranchial, epibanchial, ceratobranchial, hypobranchial and basibranchial cartilages.