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Anatomy Term: small intestine
XAO ID: 0000130
Definition: "A part of the alimentary system and principal organ of digestion, comprising the duodenum and ileum and characterized by longitudinal folds. In the tadpole it is a long simple tube with a single layer of cuboidal epithelial cells."
Stage Range: NF stage 41 to death
Marker Genes: pdx1 fabp2
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
midgut NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Parent(s): midgut


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


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY