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Term:optic lobe placode formation
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Accession:GO:0001744 term browser browse the term
Definition:Establishment of the optic placode, a thickened area of densely packed ectoderm cells directly overlying the optic vesicle in the early embryo. In Drosophila, for example, the placode appears in the dorsolateral region of the head in late stage 11 embryos and is the precursor to the larval visual system.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: optic lobe and Bolwig's organ precursor formation
 alt_id: GO:0007457
 only_in_taxon: NCBITaxon:6656 ! Arthropoda


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  biological_process 17928
    developmental process 6340
      anatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis 1167
        ectodermal placode formation 16
          optic lobe placode formation 0
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    developmental process 6340
      anatomical structure development 5947
        anatomical structure morphogenesis 2746
          anatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis 1167
            ectodermal placode formation 16
              optic lobe placode formation 0
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