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Anatomy Term: amygdala
XAO ID: 0004531
Synonyms: Amyg, corpus amygdaloideum
Definition: "An almond-shaped set of neurons in the medial temporal lobe of the brain that is involved in the linkage of environmental information with social behavior and action selection."
Stage Range: NF stage 32 to death
Marker Genes: htr1a emx1l
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
lateral pallium NF stage 22 to death
subpallium NF stage 22 to death
ventral pallium NF stage 22 to death
Develops Into:
Parent(s): lateral pallium, subpallium, ventral pallium


Parent(s): anatomical cluster (is_a) basal forebrain (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service
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