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Term: eye iridophore
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: eye
Synonyms: eyes
Definition: Cavitated compound organ that consists of the neural retina, lens, cornea and iris and is the sensory apparatus of the visual system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000107]
Name: iridophore
Synonyms:
Definition: A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. The cell contains flat light-reflecting platelets, probably of guanine, in stacks called reflecting platets or iridisomes. The color-generating components produce a silver, gold, or iridescent color.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009199]