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Anatomy Term: cement gland
XAO ID: 0000033
Definition: "A simple mucus-secreting structure that is positioned at the front of the embryo, attaches the newly hatched embryo to a support before the hatchling can swim well or feed, and marks the anterior-most dorsal ectoderm."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to NF stage 50
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
cement gland primordium NF stage 13 to NF stage 28
Develops Into:
Parent(s): cement gland primordium


Parent(s): surface structure (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY