vitelline gland

The Planarian Anatomoy Ontology (PLANA) is a collection of terms curated from the literature and other organism anatomy ontologies to describe anatomical features, life cycle stages and developmental processes in the regenerative flatworm Schmidtea mediterranea. The latest version of the PLANA Ontology is available through the Open Biological and Biomedical Ontology Foundry (OBO) . PLANA Ontology terms are searchable at the EMBL-EBI Ontology Lookup Service (OLS) and the PLANA Ontology Terms Page.

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Planarian Anatomy Ontology Term Overview


NAME:

  vitelline gland


DEFINITON:

  Glands surrounding the oviducts which produce yolk cells. Yolk cells deposited into the oviducts travel to the genital atrium where they are packaged, along with one or more zygotes, into developing egg capsules.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  :PMID:16932928 PMID:18942102 PMID:27149082


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000231


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  vitelline gland "is a" definitive tissue

  vitelline gland "contained in" copulatory region, parapharyngeal region and neck

  vitelline gland "existence overlaps" juvenile and sexually mature adult

  vitelline gland "existence starts at point" juvenile

  vitelline gland "part of" reproductive system

  vitelline gland "produces" yolk cell

  vitelline gland "specific_to" Smed sexual biotype


  syncytial yolk cell and yolk cell "is a" vitelline gland


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