The capitate stalk on both sides of the thorax having developed from the dorsal metathoracic wing-buds, it is freely movable and capable of vibration, representing the hind wing of Diptera; used for flight balance. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A3110148986 http://flybase.org/reports/gg.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haltere ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim

editor note

this term should be ceded to the arthropod anatomy ontology

has related synonym

balancer organ

id

UBERON:0000987

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