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XB-ANAT-405

Anatomy Term: tail somite 16

XAO ID: 0000424

Synonyms: somite 16, trunk somite 16

Definition: "The 14th somite located posterior to the head. This somite forms at NF stage 28, by which time head somite 1 has degenerated, and it is resorbed at metamorphosis."


Stage Range: NF stage 28 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 16 NF stage 28 to NF stage 47
myotome of tail somite 16 NF stage 28 to NF stage 47

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