An indentation of the olfactory placode which ends when the pits hollows out to form the nasopharynx[GO]. [ http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0060166 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasal_pit ]

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Term information

Subsets

efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • An indentation of the olfactory placode which ends when the pits hollows out to form the nasopharynx[GO].
editor note
  • we represent the relationship as develops from, though in fact the pit is formed as an indentation in the placode
external definition
  • By the upgrowth of the surrounding parts the olfactory areas are converted into pits, the nasal pits or olfactory pits, which indent the fronto-nasal process and divide it into a medial and two lateral nasal processes[Wikipedia:Nasal_pit].
has exact synonym
  • nasal pit
id
  • UBERON:0005870