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Anatomy Term: parathyroid
XAO ID: 0000167
Synonyms: epithelial body, parathyroid gland
Definition: "An organ specialized for secretion of parathyroid hormone. It controls the amount of calcium in the blood and within the bones."
Stage Range: NF stage 43 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
branchial arch 1 NF stage 27 to death
ultimobranchial body NF stage 40 to death
visceral pouch 2 NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Parent(s): branchial arch 1, ultimobranchial body, visceral pouch 2


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) endocrine system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY