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Anatomy Term: optic chiasm
XAO ID: 0004071
Synonyms: optic chiasma, OC
Definition: "Decussation of cranial nerve II axons whereby some cross the midline and some remain ipsilateral."
Stage Range: NF stage 32 to death
Marker Genes: vax1 pax6 vax2
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Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) diencephalon (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY