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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (786) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: lens
XAO ID: 0000008
Definition: "Transparent, biconvex structure in the eye that, along with the cornea, helps to refract light to be focused on the retina."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to death
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
lens placode NF stage 13 to NF stage 28
Develops Into:
Parent(s): lens placode


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) eye (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY