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Anatomy Term: anterior placodal area
XAO ID: 0004206
Synonyms: APA, anterior preplacodal ectoderm, APPE
Definition: "One of the 3 domains of the U-shaped preplacodal ectoderm (PPE), which lies abutting and anterior to the neural plate."
Stage Range: NF stage 11.5 to NF stage 32
Marker Genes: hes5.4 tent5a six1 hes5.7
Develops From:
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
anterodorsal lateral line placode NF stage 28 to NF stage 41
olfactory placode NF stage 20 to NF stage 42
trigeminal placode NF stage 22 to NF stage 29 and 30

Parent(s): tissue (is_a) preplacodal ectoderm (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY