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Anatomy Term: retina
XAO ID: 0000009
Definition: "Sensory membrane that lines the posterior chamber of the eye and functions as the immediate instrument of vision by receiving the image formed by the lens and converting it into chemical and nervous signals which reach the brain by way of the optic nerve."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to death
Marker Genes: crx
Develops From:
Develops Into:

Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) eye (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service
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