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Term:
ocellus photoreceptor cell fate commitment (GO:0042707)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
eye photoreceptor cell fate commitment +   
ocellus photoreceptor cell development 
ocellus photoreceptor cell fate commitment 
The process in which the developmental fate of a cell becomes restricted such that it will develop into photoreceptor cell in the ocellus. 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.
photoreceptor cell fate determination +  
photoreceptor cell fate specification +  

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Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu

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