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XB-ANAT-160

Anatomy Term: thyroid
XAO ID: 0000162
Synonyms: thyroid gland
Definition: "A two-lobed endocrine gland, located next to the trachea, and producing various hormones, such as triiodothyronine and calcitonin."
Stage Range: NF stage 49 to death
Marker Genes:
1/2
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
thyroid primordium NF stage 33 and 34 to NF stage 49
Develops Into:
 
Parent(s): thyroid primordium

 

Parent(s): compound organ (is_a) endocrine system (part_of)

 


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