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optic lobe placode formation (GO:0001744)
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optic lobe placode formation 
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.
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Exact Synonyms: optic lobe and Bolwig's organ precursor formation
Alternate IDs: GO:0007457
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:6656 ! Arthropoda
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu, PMID:8402833

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