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Anatomy Term: optic vesicle
XAO ID: 0000228
Synonyms: eye, eye vesicle, optic cup
Definition: "The evagination of neurectoderm, which has pinched off from the anterior neural keel, that precedes formation of the optic cup."
Stage Range: NF stage 18 to NF stage 32
Marker Genes: rax
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
eye primordium NF stage 15 to NF stage 18
periocular mesenchyme NF stage 18 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
choroid fissure NF stage 29 and 30 to NF stage 44
eye NF stage 28 to death
iris NF stage 33 and 34 to death
optic stalk NF stage 31 to death
Parent(s): eye primordium, periocular mesenchyme


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


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY