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Anatomy Term: thyroid
XAO ID: 0000162
Synonyms: thyroid gland
Definition: "A two-lobed endocrine gland, located next to the trachea, and producing various hormones, such as triiodothyronine and calcitonin."
Stage Range: NF stage 43 to death
Marker Genes: foxe3 pax2 nkx2-1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
thyroid primordium NF stage 33 and 34 to NF stage 42
Develops Into:
Parent(s): thyroid primordium


Parent(s): compound organ (is_a) endocrine system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY