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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (45) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: iris
XAO ID: 0000185
Definition: "A membrane in the eye, responsible for controlling the amount of light reaching the retina."
Stage Range: NF stage 33 and 34 to death
Marker Genes: opn4xb
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
optic vesicle NF stage 18 to NF stage 32
Develops Into:
Parent(s): optic vesicle


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) eye (part_of) uveal tract (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY