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Anatomy Term: tail somite 15

XAO ID: 0000423

Synonyms: somite 15, trunk somite 15

Definition: "The 13th somite located posterior to the head. This somite is resorbed at metamorphosis."

Stage Range: NF stage 27 to NF stage 47

Marker Genes:

Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
presomitic mesoderm NF stage 13 to NF stage 29 and 30
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
dermatome NF stage 17 to NF stage 47
sclerotome of tail somite 15 NF stage 27 to NF stage 47
myotome of tail somite 15 NF stage 27 to NF stage 47

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