OBO ID: ZFA:0000045
Term Name: neural crest Search Ontology:
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Definition: A cell population arising from the dorsolateral aspect of the central nervous system primordium during the segmentation period, and later migrating along stereotyped pathways to give rise to a diverse and well-defined set of cell types including pigment cells, peripheral neurons and glia, and head cartilage. (1)
Appears at: Segmentation:1-4 somites (10.33h-11.66h)
Evident until: Pharyngula:Prim-25 (36.0h-42.0h)
References: TAO:0000045
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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