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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (1722) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: tail bud
XAO ID: 0000107
Synonyms: tailbud
Definition: "Rapidly proliferating mass of cells at the caudal extremity of the embryo. Its formation is reflected in a caudal carving of the posterior portion of the archenteric canal at NF stage 22. With its further outgrowth, the postanal gut primordium becomes stretched. Its lumen is in broad communication with the hindgut at NF stage 25."
Stage Range: NF stage 25 to NF stage 66
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
ectoderm NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
mesoderm NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Parent(s): ectoderm, mesoderm


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) tail region (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY