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

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
placoda olfactoria

plural term
olfactory placodes

latin term
placoda nasalis

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 nasalis

placoda olfactoria

has related synonym

nasal placode

nasal I 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