dorsoventral axis

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:

  dorsoventral axis


DEFINITON:

  Axis that runs along the short axis of the animal, perpendicular to the anteroposterior axis, running from the dorsal (back) side of the animal to the ventral (belly) side of the animal. This axis splits anterior and posterior regions of the animal to either side.


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0007520


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  dorsoventral axis "is a" anatomical axis


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