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  1. An endostyle is a longitudinal ciliated groove on the ventral wall of the pharynx which produces mucus to gather food particles. (Web site)
  2. The endostyle is a special organ in the pharynx of Urochordata, Cephalochordata, and Cyclostomata. (Web site)
  3. The endostyle is therefore one of the structures key to the understanding of the origin and evolution of chordates. (Web site)
  4. An endostyle is a longitudinal ciliatedgroove on the ventralwall of the pharynxwhich produces mucusto gather food particle. (Web site)
  5. The endostyle is a deep ciliated groove on one side of the pharnyx along which food travels to the intestine. (Web site)


  1. No other invertebrates possess an endostyle.


  1. A dark region running close to the ventral and posterior margins is interpreted as an endostyle.


  1. In addition, the endostyle has a functional homology to the vertebrate thyroid gland. (Web site)


  1. The endostyle of invertebrate chordates is a pharyngeal organ that is thought to be homologous with the follicular thyroid of vertebrates.

Evolutionary Time

  1. Soon, in evolutionary time, the precursor of the thyroid, the endostyle or thyroid-hormone-making site in the pre-vertebrate animals arrived.


  1. Some of these are involved in the functions of chordate structures, such as the endostyle, Reissner's fiber of the neural tube, and the notochord.


  1. The pharynx is lined with a mucus sheet, which traps the food particles, and cilia, which carry the mucus-wrapped food to the endostyle. (Web site)
  2. The pharynx is modified for filter feeding (see endostyle).


  1. Hemichordates, in contrast, have pharyngeal gill slits, an endostyle and a post-anal tail, but appear to lack a notochord and dorsal neural tube.
  2. Hemichordates, in contrast, have pharyngeal gill slits, an endostyle, and a postanal tail but appear to lack a notochord and dorsal neural tube. (Web site)


  1. Pharynx
  2. Hemichordates
  3. Dorsal Neural Tube
  4. Nature > Life > Animals > Chordates
  5. Notochord
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