A thick plate of cells derived from the neural ectoderm in the head region of the embryo that develops into the olfactory region of the nasal cavity. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasal_placode XAO : 0000005 ]

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

comment
  • Olfactory placodes are the only ectodermal placodes to produce glia, a cell type typically derived from neural crest // Note that NBK53171 classifies this as non-neurogenic
definition
  • A thick plate of cells derived from the neural ectoderm in the head region of the embryo that develops into the olfactory region of the nasal cavity.
has exact synonym
  • olfactory placodes
  • placoda olfactoria
  • placoda nasalis
has related synonym
  • nasal I placode
  • nasal placode
homology notes
  • We conclude this section by listing some of the many synapomorphies of craniates, including (...) (2) neurogenic placodes (...).[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0003050