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Anatomy Term: lens placode
XAO ID: 0000240
Synonyms: lens, lens primordium
Definition: "A thickened portion of ectoderm that serves as the precursor to the lens."
Stage Range: NF stage 13 to NF stage 28
Antibody: Crybb1 Ab1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
preplacodal ectoderm NF stage 11.5 to NF stage 28
sensorial layer NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
lens NF stage 28 to death
Parent(s): preplacodal ectoderm, sensorial layer


Parent(s): cranial placode (is_a) neurogenic placode (is_a) non-neurogenic ectodermal placode (is_a) anterior placodal area (part_of) eye (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY