Term: optic tectum cell population proliferation
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Name: optic tectum
Synonyms: dorsal midbrain, mesencephalic tectum, tectal lobe, tectum, tectum opticum
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is the dorsal part of the midbrain and develops from the alar plate and is the most complex layered structure in the zebrafish brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000445]
Name: cell population proliferation
Synonyms: cell proliferation
Definition: The multiplication or reproduction of cells, resulting in the expansion of a cell population.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0008283]   QuickGO   AmiGO