Term: ciliary marginal zone spindle
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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: spindle
Synonyms:
Definition: The array of microtubules and associated molecules that forms between opposite poles of a eukaryotic cell during mitosis or meiosis and serves to move the duplicated chromosomes apart.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005819]   QuickGO   AmiGO