OBO ID: ZFA:0000071
Term Name: shield Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • dorsal organizer
  • organizer
  • Spemann Mangold organizer
  • Spemann's organizer
Definition: Embryonic structure that is a local accumulation of cells along the germ ring. The shield marks the dorsal side of the embryo. (1)
Appears at: Gastrula:Shield (6.0h-8.0h)
Evident until: Gastrula:Shield (6.0h-8.0h)
References:
  • TAO:0000071
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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