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Anatomy Term: optic tectum
XAO ID: 0003226
Synonyms: tectum, OT, tectum opticum, midbrain tectum
Definition: "Structure that is the anterodorsal-most region of the midbrain and is responsible for auditory and visual reflexes."
Stage Range: NF stage 35 and 36 to death
Marker Genes: prkcz insm1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
midbrain NF stage 22 to death
Develops Into:
Parent(s): midbrain


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) midbrain (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY