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OBO ID: ZFA:0000137
Term Name: optic stalk Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • optic stalks
Definition: Portion of tissue that provides a pathway for axon migration from the retina. The cells of the optic stalk later differentiate into glial cells of the optic nerve. (2)
Appears at: Segmentation:10-13 somites (14.0h-16.0h)
Evident until: Larval:Day 5 (120.0h-144.0h, 3.9mm, 6 teeth)
References:
  • TAO:0000137
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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