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Term:
retinal pigment epithelium development (GO:0003406)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (6) Human: (4) Chinchilla: (4) Bonobo: (4) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (3)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
embryonic heart tube development +   
endothelium development +   
epithelial cell differentiation +   
epithelium regeneration +   
heart rudiment development +  
imaginal disc development +  
kidney epithelium development +   
lung epithelium development +   
mammary gland epithelium development +   
morphogenesis of an epithelium +   
negative regulation of retina development in camera-type eye +   
neural plate development +   
neural retina development +   
neural tube development +   
otic vesicle development +   
oviduct epithelium development +   
pericardium development +   
positive regulation of retina development in camera-type eye +   
regulation of retina development in camera-type eye +   
renal tubule development +   
retina morphogenesis in camera-type eye +   
retina vasculature development in camera-type eye +   
retinal pigment epithelium development  
The progression of the retinal pigment epithelium over time, from its initial formation to the mature structure. The retinal pigment epithelium is the melanin-containing layer of cells between the retina and the choroid that absorbs scattered and reflected light and removes waste products produced by the photoreceptor cells.
seminal vesicle epithelium development +   
skin epidermis development +   
somite development +   
ureter urothelium development +   
urethra epithelium development 

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: RPE development
Definition Sources: GOC:ascb_2009, GOC:dph, GOC:tb

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