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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (22) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: epibranchial placode
XAO ID: 0000284
Definition: "The three distinct placodal areas which develop from the posterior placodal area and lie ventral to the otic placode and dorsocaudal to the pharyngeal clefts, and contribute to the sensory ganglia for the distal portion of cranial nerves VII IX and X. The proximal neurons are derived from the neural crest."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to NF stage 37 and 38
Marker Genes: eya1 six1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
dorsolateral placode region NF stage 19 to NF stage 40
sensorial layer NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
vagus nerve NF stage 33 and 34 to death
Parent(s): dorsolateral placode region, sensorial layer


Parent(s): neurogenic placode (is_a) peripheral nervous system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY