OBO ID: ZFA:0001411
Term Name: sclerotic bone Search Ontology:
Synonyms: scleral ossicle, sclerotic bones
Definition: A pair of small dish-shaped bones that cap the anterior and posterior margin of the eyeball. The sclerotic bones also called scleral ossicles form from the scleral cartilage between the sclera and the optic choroid. The ossicles develop via unilateral perichondral ossification of the scleral cartilage from two centers opposite one another in the eye. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0001411
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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