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Anatomy Term: liver diverticulum
XAO ID: 0000101
Definition: "An out-pocket of thickened ventral foregut epithelium adjacent to the developing heart. Its anterior portion gives rise to the liver and intrahepatic biliary tree, while the posterior portion forms the gall bladder and extrahepatic bile duct."
Stage Range: NF stage 14 to NF stage 40
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
archenteron NF stage 10 to NF stage 37 and 38
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
bile duct NF stage 41 to death
biliary tree NF stage 41 to death
gall bladder NF stage 40 to death
hepato-pancreatic duct NF stage 40 to death
liver parenchyme NF stage 35 and 36 to death
Parent(s): archenteron


Parent(s): embryonic structure (is_a) alimentary system (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service
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