OBO ID: ZFA:0000386
Term Name: macula Search Ontology:
Synonyms: maculae, sensory macula, sensory patch
Definition: Portion of tissue that is a patch of thickened, pseudostratified epithelium in 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: Pharyngula:Prim-5 (24.0h-30.0h)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0000386
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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