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Term: otic placode anatomical region
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: otic placode
Synonyms:
Definition: Primordium of the ear epithelium before it hollows into the otic vesicle, present beside the hindbrain rudiment in the mid-segmentation period. (Also see Anatomical Atlas entry for ear by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000138]
Name: anatomical region
Synonyms:
Definition: A 3D region in space without well-defined compartmental boundaries; for example, the dorsal region of an ectoderm.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000070]