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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:corpus allatum
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Accession:UBERON:0001057 term browser browse the term
Definition:One of a pair of separate or fused bodies in many insects that are sometimes closely associated with the corpora cardiaca and that secrete hormones (as juvenile hormone)[BTO].
Comment:will be ceded to arthropod anatomy ontology; [taxon-note] "In Lepidoptera species, the corpus allatum acts as a release site for prothoracicotropic hormone which is generated by the brain"; [taxon-note] "In many Diptera species, the corpus allatum is fused with the corpus cardiacum, forming Weismann's ring"
Synonyms:related_synonym: corpora allata
 xref: BTO:0000291;   EFO:0000379;   FBbt:00005800;   MAT:0000210;   MESH:D003335;   MIAA:0000210



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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        disconnected anatomical group 0
          non-connected functional system 0
            glandular system 0
              endocrine system 0
                endocrine gland 0
                  corpus allatum 0
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              anatomical system 0
                organ 0
                  gland 0
                    endocrine gland 0
                      retrocerebral complex 0
                        corpus allatum 0
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