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Anatomy Term: gall bladder
XAO ID: 0000135
Synonyms: gallbladder
Definition: "A small organ of the alimentary system that aids mainly in fat digestion, and concentrates bile that is produced by the liver."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death
Marker Genes: hhex
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
gall bladder primordium NF stage 20 to NF stage 40
liver diverticulum NF stage 14 to NF stage 40
Develops Into:
Parent(s): gall bladder primordium, liver diverticulum


Parent(s): compound organ (is_a) viscus (is_a) foregut (part_of) liver and biliary system (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service
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