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Term:
avascular cornea development in camera-type eye (GO:0036331)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (2) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (1)
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avascular cornea development in camera-type eye +   
The progression of an avascular cornea over time, from its formation to the mature structure. Corneal avascularity (the absence of blood vessels in the cornea) is required for optical clarity and optimal vision. Avascular corneas are present in most animals, except Manatees.

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Exact Synonyms: avascular cornea development
Definition Sources: GOC:uh, PMID:16849433, PMID:17051153

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