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OBO ID: GO:0001745
Term Name: compound eye morphogenesis Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • insect-type retina morphogenesis
Definition: The morphogenetic process in which the anatomical structures of the compound eye are generated and organized. The adult compound eye is a precise assembly of 700-800 ommatidia. Each ommatidium is composed of 20 cells, identified by cell type and position. An example of compound eye morphogenesis is found in Drosophila melanogaster.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available