Term: Kupffer's vesicle anatomical region
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Name: Kupffer's vesicle
Synonyms: ciliated organ of asymmetry
Definition: Small but distinctive epithelial sac containing fluid, located midventrally posterior to the yolk cell or its extension, and transiently present during most of the segmentation period. Kupffer's vesicle has been compared to the mouse embryonic node.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000001]
Name: anatomical region
Definition: A 3D region in space without well-defined compartmental boundaries; for example, the dorsal region of an ectoderm.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000070]