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a structure of bowlike or curved outline.
abdominothoracic arch the lower boundary of the front of the thorax.
arch of aorta (aortic arch) the curving portion between the ascending aorta and the descending aorta, giving rise to the brachiocephalic trunk, the left common carotid artery, and the left subclavian artery.
aortic a's paired vessels arching from the ventral to the dorsal aorta through the branchial clefts of fishes and amniote embryos. In mammalian development, arch 1 largely disappears but may contribute to the maxillary and external carotid arteries; the dorsal portion of arch 2 persists and forms stems of the stapedial arteries; arch 3 joins the common to the internal carotid artery; arch 4 becomes the arch of the aorta and joins the aorta and subclavian artery; arch 5 disappears; and arch 6 forms the pulmonary arteries and, until birth, the ductus arteriosus.
branchial a's
four pairs of arched columns in the neck region of some aquatic vertebrates that bear the gills.
Branchial arches. From Dorland's, 2000.
pharyngeal arches.
dental arch either of the curving structures formed by the crowns of the upper and lower teeth in their normal positions (or by the residual ridge after loss of the teeth); they are called the inferior dental arch (see mandibular arch) and the superior dental arch (see maxillary arch).
a's of foot the longitudinal and transverse arches of the foot. The longitudinal arch comprises the medial arch or pars medialis, formed by the calcaneus, talus, and the navicular, cuneiform, and the first three tarsal bones; and the lateral arch or pars lateralis, formed by the calcaneus, the cuboid bone, and the lateral two metatarsal bones. The transverse arch comprises the navicular, cuneiform, cuboid, and five metatarsal bones.
lingual arch a wire appliance that conforms to the lingual aspect of the dental arch, used to secure movement of the teeth in orthodontic work.
mandibular arch
1. the first branchial arch, being the rudiment of the maxillary and mandibular regions; it also gives rise to the malleus and incus.
2. the dental arch formed by the teeth of the mandible; called also inferior dental arch.
maxillary arch the dental arch formed by the teeth of the maxilla; called also superior dental arch.
neural arch vertebral arch.
palatal arch the arch formed by the roof of the mouth from the teeth on one side to those on the other.
pharyngeal a's structures in the neck region of the human embryo that are analagous to the branchial arches in lower vertebrates; the four pairs of pharyngeal arches are mesenchymal and later cartilaginous structures that develop during the first two months of embryonic life and are separated by clefts (the pharyngeal grooves). As the fetus develops, the arches grow to form structures within the head and neck. Two of them grow together and enclose the cervical sinus, a cavity in the neck. Called also branchial arches.
pubic arch the arch formed by the conjoined rami of the ischium and pubis of the two sides of the body.
pulmonary a's the most caudal of the aortic arches; it becomes the pulmonary artery.
tendinous arch a linear thickening of fascia over some part of a muscle.
vertebral arch the dorsal bony arch of a vertebra, composed of the laminae and pedicles of a vertebra.
zygomatic arch the arch formed by the temporal process of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone. See also anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.
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first pharyngeal arch

the first postural arch in the branchial arch series.
Synonym(s): mandibular arch
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man·dib·u·lar arch

(man-dib'yū-lăr ahrch)
The first pharyngeal or postoral arch in the pharyngeal (branchial only in fish) arch series.
Synonym(s): mandibular process.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

first phar·yn·ge·al arch

(fĭrst fă-rinjē-ăl ahrch)
First postural arch in the branchial arch series.
Synonym(s): mandibular arch.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Briefly, the mandibular arch musculature was originally innervated by the post-trematic branch of the trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve V, the mandibular nerve).
Arch Perimeter: Both maxillary and mandibular arch perimeters were significantly smaller in the HVDRR group when compared with the normal individuals by an average of 5.46, 6.65 mm respectively with P value 0.009, 0.000.
One of the study was done in India for awareness of the standard value of the maxillary and the mandibular curves of Spee which may aid the clinician in developing occlusion in the sagittal plane and would be useful when providing prosthetic rehabilitation for patients with occlusal derangement., .The aim of the study was to assess and compare the radius and depth of curve of Spee in maxillary and mandibular arches in men and women, in a group of young Indian population for which 25 men and 25 women between the age of 19 to 24 years were taken.
(ii) Creating adequate spaces in the mandibular arch to accommodate the canine teeth
Intraoral examination reveals Kennedy Class I edentulism in maxillary arch and Class II Div2 in mandibular arch with deep undercut in retro-mylohyoid region (Figure 1).
The visceral arches include the mandibular arch, constituted by the mandibular and hyoidean arches and the branchial arches which sustains the gills.
The aim of this study was to validate the applicability of a regression equation proposed by Melgaco for prediction of mesiodistal width of unerupted canine and premolars in mandibular arch (PSCP) in class II division 1 occlusal relations.
Orthopantomography was indicated and revealed five impacted teeth and, in the mandibular arch, fused roots of left lateral incisor and left canine (Figure 3).
On clinical examination it was found that maxillary arch was completely edentulous and only one tooth was present in the mandibular arch per quadrant.
Radiographic assessment is essential for the practitioner managing the child patient so that eruption deviations can be handled with extraction of the infra-erupted primary molar and space management procedures, such as a lingual holding arch in the mandibular arch and a Nance space maintainer in the maxillary arch.
In the orbita, the trigeminal nerve branches off to originate the mandibular branch that innervates the muscles which ate derived from the mandibular arch. The proximal branches of the trigeminal nerve mandibular branch innervate the m.