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XB-ANAT-1565

Anatomy Term: optic chiasm
XAO ID: 0004071
Synonyms: optic chiasma, OC
Definition: "Decussation of cranial nerve II axons whereby some cross the midline and some remain ipsilateral."
Stage Range: NF stage 35 and 36 to death
Marker Genes: pax6
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Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) diencephalon (part_of)

 


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