Cranial ectodermal placode with potential to develop into a component of the nervous system, such as nerves or ganglia. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11523831 ]

Synonyms: neurogenic placodes

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Term information

Subsets

efo_slim

plural term
neurogenic placodes [ ZFA:0001309 ]

curator notes

Includes: trigeminal, otic, lateral line and epibranchial placodes.

has related synonym

placodae neurogenicae

id

UBERON:0009955

taxon notes

While some sensory placodes (otic and olfactory) may have homologues in basal chordates (Wada et al., 1998), the so-called neurogenenic placodes (trigeminal, otic, lateral line and epibranchial placodes) appear to have emerged at a later time (Shimeld and Holland, 2000)