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Anatomy Term: vegetal hemisphere
XAO ID: 0000280
Definition: "Anatomical region that is the lower, light-colored hemisphere of the egg, as its cells contain large amounts of dense yolk proteins. The Xenopus egg is divided into two roughly equal halves: the animal and vegetal hemispheres."
Stage Range: NF stage 1 to NF stage 11
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Anatomy Item Stage Range
vegetal blastomere NF stage 4 (8-cell) to NF stage 7

Parent(s): anatomical region (is_a) embryo (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY