The mesenchymal cells that give rise to the corneal endothelium, corneal stroma, sclera, iris stroma, ciliary muscle, ciliary stroma, and trabecular meshwork of the eye[MP]. [ MP:0004054 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
  • ZFA:0005572
  • XAO:0004089


external ontology notes

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has related synonym

periocular mesenchyme



taxon notes

Periocular mesenchyme (PM) is a mesencephalic neural crest derived cell population which as a result of an interaction with the retinal pigment epithelium forms the scleral cartilage of the avian eye