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Term: ciliary marginal zone dorsal 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: 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]
Name: dorsal region
Synonyms:
Definition: Anatomical region dorsally located on the body or body part.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000079]