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Anatomy Term: cranial placode
XAO ID: 0000305
Synonyms: cranial placodes
Definition: "A localized ectodermal thickening that develops by apicobasal elongation of cuboidal cells in the inner layer of the ectoderm in the head of the embryos, and is involved in formation of sense organs."
Stage Range: NF stage 13 to NF stage 42
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
animal cap inner layer NF stage 7 to NF stage 13
neural plate border NF stage 11.5 to NF stage 22
sensorial layer NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Parent(s): animal cap inner layer, neural plate border, sensorial layer


Parent(s): embryonic structure (is_a) ectoderm (part_of) neuroectoderm (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY