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Category:GO:0048749 ! compound eye development

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DAG for GO:0048749id: GO:0048749

name: compound eye development
namespace: biological_process
alt_id: GO:0007456
def: "The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the compound eye over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The compound eye is an organ of sight that contains multiple repeating units, often arranged hexagonally. Each unit has its own lens and photoreceptor cell(s) and can generate either a single pixelated image or multiple images, per eye." [GOC:jid, GOC:mtg_sensu, Wikipedia:Eye]
synonym: "insect-type retina development" EXACT [PMID:11735386]
is_a: GO:0001654 ! eye development

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0048749</GOterm>
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