asexual adult

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


  asexual adult


  The asexually reproducing Schmidtea mediterranea biotype exists as a constitutive adult, undergoing successive cycles of fission and whole animal regeneration. Asexual Schmidtea mediterranea contain primordial germ cells, but do not possess a reproductive system.


  :PMID:11972158 PMID:17376870




  asexual adult "is a" Schmidtea mediterranea developmental stage

  asexual adult "specific_to" Smed asexual biotype

  gastrovascular compartment, parenchymal compartment, lateral nerve, anterior pole progenitor cell, transverse commissure, epidermal compartment, body wall musculature compartment, brain, inner pharyngeal epithelium, pharyngeal circular muscle fiber, adhesion gland, posterior pole, anterior pole, glial cell, dorsal compartment, posterior compartment, ventral compartment, anterior compartment, neuron, trail cell, ventral nerve cord, ventral epidermis, tertiary gut branch, renal system, proximal tubule, secondary gut branch, posterior primary gut branch, pharyngeal pouch, parenchymal musculature, mouth, optic cup, longitudinal muscle fiber, intestinal phagocyte, gastrodermis, flame cell, goblet cell, esophagus, enteric musculature, flame bulb, dorsal stripe, dorsal epidermis, distal tubule, integumental system, pharyngeal epithelium, diagonal muscle fiber, collecting duct, digestive system, dorsoventral margin, clonogenic neoblast, circular muscle fiber, anterior primary gut branch, eye, basal lamina of epithelium, gamma neoblast, epidermal progenitor, definitive epidermis, pigment cup cell, midline, definitive gut, nervous system, Category 5 cell, lumen of digestive tract, oral opening, cavity of pharynx, apical epidermis surface, pharnygeal pouch cavity, pharynx lumen epithelial surface, pharynx outer epithelial surface, basal epidermis surface, lumen gut surface, pharyngeal pouch surface, head, neck, parapharyngeal region, tail, tail stripe, musculature system, neoblast compartment, male primordial germ cell, optic chiasma, anterior commissure, lateral branches, rhabdite, submuscular nerve plexus, gastrodermal plexus, pharynx nerve plexus, subepidermal nerve plexus, neuropil, proximal tubule epithelial cell, outer pharyngeal epithelium, definitive pharynx progenitor, distal tubule epithelial cell, musculature of pharynx, pharyngeal radial muscle fiber, collecting duct epithelial cell, body wall musculature, gland cell, secretory pore, pharyngeal longitudinal muscle fiber, secretory system, visual system, sensory system, sigma neoblast, circular muscle progenitor cell, neural progenitor, longitudinal muscle progenitor cell, protonephridial progenitor, definitive pharynx, female primordial germ cell and protonephridia "is a" asexual adult



Depicted by field shows an asexual adult with a scale bar of 500um


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