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Martin Heinrich Rathke (1793 – 1860)

Rathke was a German embryologist and anatomist best known today for "Rathke's pouch", a transient folding surface ectoderm from roof of the oral cavity that will form the anterior pituitary (hypophysis). in later development the connection with the oral cavity is lost.


Links: Pituitary Development | Historic Terminology | Embryology History

References

Zur Morphologie : Reisebemerkungen aus Taurien (1837)

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