Term: optic vesicle epithelium
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Name: optic vesicle
Synonyms: optic vesicles
Definition: Portion of tissue that is comprised of neuroepithelium which has pinched off from the anterior neural keel and will form the optic cup.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000050]
Name: epithelium
Definition: Portion of tissue, that consists of one or more layers of epithelial cells connected to each other by cell junctions and which is underlain by a basal lamina.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001486]