Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. 
The thyroid diverticulum is the embryological structure from which thyroid follicular cells derive.
It grows from the floor of the pharynx.
Frontonasal prominence - Maxillary prominence - Mandibular prominence (Meckel's cartilage)
tongue: Lateral lingual swelling - Tuberculum impar
nose: Nasal placode - Olfactory pit - nasal prominences (Lateral, Medial) - Intermaxillary segment
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