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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (41) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: optic field
XAO ID: 0004090
Synonyms: optic primordium, eye primordium
Definition: "Portion of tissue that is part of the anterior neural plate and will form the optic vesicle."
Stage Range: NF stage 12.5 to NF stage 14
Marker Genes: otx2 rax fzd5
Develops From:
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
eye primordium NF stage 15 to NF stage 18

Parent(s): anatomical region (is_a) pre-chordal neural plate (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY