OBO ID: ZFA:0000226
Term Name: lateral ethmoid Search Ontology:
  • lateral ethmoids
Definition: Large, paired cartilage bones separating the olfactory region from the orbit. Arises from both perichondral and endochondral ossifications (Harrington 1955). Bordered by the mesethmoid anteriorly and overlain by the frontal dorsally, each lateral ethmoid extends medially to meet its fellow posteriorly along the midline. Develops from the laminae orbitonasales.
Appears at: Larval:Days 14-20 (14d-21d, 6.2mm, 10 teeth)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0000226
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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