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something, as a machine, devised for a particular function

things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

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The most common third branchial apparatus anomaly is the thymic cyst.
Meanwhile Papay and colleagues reported a case of nasopharyngeal branchial cleft and explained that its embryological origin was from the most lateral portion of the 2nd branchial apparatus.
Given the complex anatomy of the head and neck, along with the fact that most structures located between the upper aerodigestive tract internally and the skin of the neck externally are derived from the branchial apparatus, it stands to reason that anomalies can present almost anywhere between these two boundaries.
Von Baer initially described the existence of the cervical branchial apparatus in 1827, and within 5 years, this structure's association with branchial fistulas was recognized.
During fetal development, structures between the head and heart arise from the branchial apparatus.
Anomalies of the branchial apparatus occur with some frequency in the adult and pediatric populations.
The branchial apparatus develops during the third to seventh weeks of intrauterine life.
It has been estimated that 95% of branchial apparatus congenital anomalies are derived from the second arch, pouch, and cleft.
Furthermore, the site of the pharyngeal attachment and the lack of deformity in derivatives of the first branchial apparatus support the view that this cyst originated in the second branchial apparatus.
According to the branchial apparatus theory, type IV cysts arise from a remnant of an internal pharyngeal duct, which would indicate that they are endodermal.
Acute suppurative thyroiditis and the branchial apparatus.