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Anatomy Term: cardiac neural crest

XAO ID: 0004190


Definition: "Neural crest that develops from the dorsal neural tube. It overlaps the vagal neural crest and migrates to contribute to the pharyngeal arches 3, 4 and 6 (producing structures in the head) and to the heart where it contributes to connective tissue (septa) that separates the vessels of the heart. Cardiac neural crest develops into melanocytes, cartilage, connective tissue and neurons of some pharyngeal arches."

Stage Range: NF stage 15 to NF stage 40

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Develops From:
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
aortic arch NF stage 31 to NF stage 66
outflow tract NF stage 41 to death

Component Anatomy Items:

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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service

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