OBO ID: ZFA:0000166
Term Name: lateral crista Search Ontology:
  • lateral crista ampullaris
  • lateral cristae
  • lateral semicircular canal sensory patch
  • lateral semicircular canal sensory patches
  • lc
  • medial crista
Definition: Patch of thickened, pseudostratified epithelium that is associated with the lateral semicircular canal. It consists of regular arrays of sensory hair cells interspersed with supporting cells. The lateral crista 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)
  • TAO:0000166
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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