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Anatomy Term: anterior neural ridge
XAO ID: 0004209
Synonyms: ANR
Definition: "The region that delineates the rostral boundary of the neural plate in the neural stage embryo, and is devoid of neural crest cells. It gives rise to the pre-placodal region, some elements of the forebrain, and the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland."
Stage Range: NF stage 11.5 to NF stage 22
Marker Genes: foxg1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
neuroectoderm NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
olfactory placode NF stage 20 to NF stage 42
Parent(s): neuroectoderm


Parent(s): tissue (is_a) neural plate (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY