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Anatomy Term: ventral tegmentum
XAO ID: 0004226
Synonyms: ventral tegmental area, ventral brain stem, tegmentum ventrale
Definition: "Region of the mesencephalon that arises from a small area of the neural plate, spanning the midline immediately adjacent, and being slightly posterior to the dorsal tegmentum area."
Stage Range: NF stage 15 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
neural plate NF stage 11.5 to NF stage 22
Develops Into:
Parent(s): neural plate


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) midbrain tegmentum (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY