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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (6) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: dorsal lateral line
XAO ID: 0000462
Definition: "The dorsal-most part of the sensory system on the surface of the tadpole consisting of small sensory patches (neuromasts) distributed in discrete lines over the body surface. The lateral line system is stimulated by local water displacements and vibrations, and detects propulsion of the tadpole through the water, as well as facilitating schooling, prey capture, and predator and obstacle avoidance."
Stage Range: NF stage 35 and 36 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
trunk placode NF stage 33 and 34 to NF stage 41
Develops Into:
Parent(s): trunk placode


Parent(s): lateral line (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY