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Anatomy Term: diencephalon
XAO ID: 0000013
Definition: "A division of the forebrain situated between the telencephalon and midbrain. In the developing brain it is the more posterior and ventral of two forebrain neuromeres, the other being the telencephalon; major derivatives are the eye vescile, the brain pretectal region, the thalamus, hypothalamus, and epithalamus (including the habenula and epiphysis)."
Stage Range: NF stage 22 to death
Marker Genes: dmrta2 tcf7l2
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Develops Into:

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


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY