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Anatomy Term: eye

XAO ID: 0000179

Synonyms: eyes

Definition: "The organ of sight (visual apparatus), almost spherical in shape. At the end of development (NF stage 66) the eyes bulge out of their orbital capsules near the lateral edge of the dorsal side of the head."

Stage Range: NF stage 28 to death

Marker Genes:


Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
optic vesicle NF stage 18 to NF stage 32
Develops Into:

Component Anatomy Items:

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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service

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