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Term: retina ciliary marginal zone
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: retina
Synonyms: retinas
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that contains the retinal neural layer and the retinal pigmented epithelium, and develops from the optic cup.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000152]
Name: ciliary marginal zone
Synonyms: circumferential germinal zone, CMZ, peripheral growth zone, retinal ciliary marginal zone, retinal proliferative zone
Definition: Proliferative region at the periphery of the retina where retinal stem cells are located. After 60 hpf, the CMZ is the source of most retinal growth.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001289]