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Anatomy Term: large intestine
XAO ID: 0000131
Definition: "A short, wide tube that is part of the alimentary system and comprises the colon and rectum and empties into the cloaca. It lacks longitudinal folds characteristic of the small intestine. It absorbs water and salts from the gut lumen."
Stage Range: NF stage 41 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
hindgut NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Parent(s): hindgut


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


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY