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Term:
eye photoreceptor cell fate commitment (GO:0042706)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (3) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
camera-type eye photoreceptor cell differentiation +   
compound eye photoreceptor cell differentiation +  
eye photoreceptor cell development +   
eye photoreceptor cell fate commitment +   
The process in which the developmental fate of a cell becomes restricted such that it will develop into an eye photoreceptor cell. A photoreceptor cell is a cell that responds to incident electromagnetic radiation. Different classes of photoreceptor have different spectral sensitivities and express different photosensitive pigments.
ocellus photoreceptor cell fate commitment 
photoreceptor cell fate determination +  
photoreceptor cell fate specification +  

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Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu

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