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Ectodermal Placodes MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Ectodermal Placodes
Tree Number(s)
A16.216
Unique ID
D000097863
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000097863
Scope Note
A series of thickened ECTODERM patches in the developing cranial region that appears during week 4 in human embryo. Ectodermal placodes are the primordium of many ectodermal sensory systems including the INNER EAR, the EYE LENS, the OLFACTORY EPITHELIUM, as well as the PITUITARY GLAND and THYROID GLAND.
Entry Term(s)
Adenohypophyseal Placodes
Cranial Ectodermal Placodes
Neural Placodes
Neurogenic Placode
Olfactory Placodes
Optic Placodes
Otic Placodes
Previous Indexing
Ectoderm (1963-2023)
Public MeSH Note
2024
History Note
2024
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/05/31
Ectodermal Placodes Preferred
Optic Placodes Narrower
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Neural Placodes Related
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