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OBO ID: GO:0030901
Term Name: midbrain development Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • mesencephalon development
Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the midbrain over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The midbrain is the middle division of the three primary divisions of the developing chordate brain or the corresponding part of the adult brain (in vertebrates, includes a ventral part containing the cerebral peduncles and a dorsal tectum containing the corpora quadrigemina and that surrounds the aqueduct of Sylvius connecting the third and fourth ventricles).http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=midbrain
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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