OBO ID: ZFA:0000166
Term Name: lateral crista Search Ontology:
Synonyms: lateral crista ampullaris, lateral cristae, lateral semicircular canal sensory patch (all 6) expand
Definition: Patches of thickened, pseudostratified epithelium of the inner ear, consisting of regular arrays of sensory hair cells interspersed with supporting cells. Each patch has its own characteristic shape and polarity pattern. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for sensory patches of the ear by T. Whitfield.)
Appears at: Larval:Protruding-mouth (72.0h-96.0h, 3.5mm)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0000166
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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