OBO ID: ZFA:0000566
Term Name: posterior crista Search Ontology:
  • caudal crista
  • pc
  • posterior crista ampullaris
  • posterior cristae
  • posterior semicircular canal sensory patch
  • posterior semicircular canal sensory patches
Definition: Patch of thickened, pseudostratified epithelium that is associated with the posterior semicircular canal. It consists of regular arrays of sensory hair cells interspersed with supporting cells. The posterior 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:0000566
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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