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ZIRC
OBO ID: ZFA:0009199
Term Name: iridophore Search Ontology:
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Definition: A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. The cell contains flat light-reflecting platelets, probably of guanine, in stacks called reflecting platets or iridisomes. The color-generating components produce a silver, gold, or iridescent color.
Appears at: Pharyngula:High-pec (42.0h-48.0h)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology

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