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Term: optic cup cell migration
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: optic cup
Synonyms: eye cup
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is comprised of neural and non-neural epithelial layers which will form the retina and retinal pigmented epithelium of the mature eye.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001202]
Name: cell migration
Definition: The controlled self-propelled movement of a cell from one site to a destination guided by molecular cues. Cell migration is a central process in the development and maintenance of multicellular organisms.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0016477]   QuickGO   AmiGO