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Term:
Bolwig's organ development (GO:0055034)
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eye development +     
Bolwig's organ development +  
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the Bolwig's organ over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The larval eye in Drosophila is a relatively simple sensory system composed of Bolwig's organs: two clusters, each composed of 12 photoreceptor cells from which axons extend in a single fascicle to the brain.
camera-type eye development +   
compound eye development +   
eye morphogenesis +   

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Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu

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