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Anatomy Term: eye
XAO ID: 0000179
Synonyms: eyes
Definition: "The organ of sight (visual apparatus), almost spherical in shape. At the end of development (NF stage 66) the eyes bulge out of their orbital capsules near the lateral edge of the dorsal side of the head."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to death
Marker Genes: pax6 fzd5
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
optic vesicle NF stage 18 to NF stage 32
Develops Into:
Parent(s): optic vesicle


Parent(s): cavitated compound organ (is_a) central nervous system (part_of) head (part_of) visual system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY