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Anatomy Term: otic placode
XAO ID: 0000223
Synonyms: auditory placode, ear
Definition: "Invagination of thickened epithelium near the hindbrain that gives rise to a spherically shaped ear vesicle, including precursors of the sensory epithelia of the inner ear and neurons of cranial nerve VIII."
Stage Range: NF stage 18 to NF stage 26
Marker Genes: tbx1 s1pr5
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
posterior placodal area NF stage 11.5 to NF stage 28
sensorial layer NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
otic vesicle NF stage 25 to NF stage 58
vestibulocochlear ganglion NF stage 21 to death
Parent(s): posterior placodal area, sensorial layer


Parent(s): neurogenic placode (is_a) vestibuloauditory system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY