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Anatomy Term: duodenum
XAO ID: 0000236
Definition: "The first part of the small intestine. At the junction of the stomach and the duodenum the alimentary canal is inflected. The duodenum first goes anteriorly for a short distance, turns dorsally, and eventually caudally, thus it is a U-shaped structure with two horizontal sections (a ventral and a dorsal one)."
Stage Range: NF stage 41 to death
Marker Genes: foxa1
Develops From:
Develops Into:

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


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY