Anatomy Term: sacral neural crest
XAO ID: 0004192
Definition: "One of the 5 distinct and partially overlapping functional domains of the premigratory neural crest. Together with the vagal neural crest cells, they develop into the ganglia of the enteric nervous system, also known as the parasympathetic ganglia. Sacral crest cells are associated with extrinsic nerve fibers of the hindgut and colon."
Stage Range: NF stage 15 to NF stage 31
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service