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XB-ANAT-1649

Anatomy Term: hyaloid artery
XAO ID: 0004155
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Definition: "The hyaloid artery is a branch of the ophthalmic artery, which is itself a branch of the internal carotid artery. It is contained within the optic stalk of the eye and extends from the optic disc through the vitreous humor to the lens. Its purpose is to supply nutrient to the developing lens."
Stage Range: NF stage 33 and 34 to death
Marker Genes: ahr
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Parent(s): hyaloid blood vessel (is_a)

 


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service