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Term: ciliary marginal zone cell division
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: cell division
Synonyms:
Definition: The process resulting in division and partitioning of components of a cell to form more cells; may or may not be accompanied by the physical separation of a cell into distinct, individually membrane-bounded daughter cells.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0051301]   QuickGO   AmiGO