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Term:
otic placode formation (GO:0043049)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
hair follicle placode formation +   
mammary placode formation +   
olfactory placode formation  
optic lobe placode formation 
optic placode formation +   
otic placode formation  
The initial developmental process that will lead to the formation of the vertebrate inner ear. The otic placode forms as a thickening of the head ectoderm adjacent to the developing hindbrain.
sebaceous gland placode formation 
sweat gland placode formation 
tooth placode formation 

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Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators, PMID:12668634

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