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XB-ANAT-158

Anatomy Term: pineal gland
XAO ID: 0000160
Synonyms: pineal organ, epiphysis
Definition: "An unpaired glandular organ subdivision attached on the midline near the posterior and habenular commissures of the epithalamus."
Stage Range: NF stage 18 to death
Marker Genes: fgf8 grik5-like.1 pias3 usp21 egr3 lurap1
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Anatomy Item Stage Range
Stirnorgan NF stage 42 to death
 

Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) endocrine system (part_of) midbrain (part_of) visual system (part_of)

 


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