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Anatomy Term: optic stalk
XAO ID: 0000475
Definition: "Neural tissue comprising the proximal part of either of the optic vesicles as they project towards the sides of the head; it remains narrow and constitutes the optic stalk (the peripheral part of each expands to form a hollow bulb)."
Stage Range: NF stage 31 to death
Marker Genes: six6
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
optic vesicle NF stage 18 to NF stage 32
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
optic nerve NF stage 33 and 34 to death
Parent(s): optic vesicle


Parent(s): tissue (is_a) diencephalon (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY