the endodermal diverticulum from the floor of the caudal end of the primordial pharynx; it gives rise to the epithelium and glands of the bronchial tree. After this diverticulum separates from the foregut, it is referred to as a tube.
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la·ryn·go·tra·che·al di·ver·tic·u·lum(lă-ring'gō-trā'kē-ăl dī'vĕr-tik'yū-lŭm)
The outgrowth from the caudal end of the floor of the pharynx that gives rise to the larynx, laryngotracheal tube, and the esophagus.
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