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XB-ANAT-63

Anatomy Term: heart

XAO ID: 0000064

Synonyms:

Definition: "A myogenic muscular organ found in the cardiovascular system. It is responsible for pumping blood throughout the blood vessels by repeated, rhythmic contractions. It is composed of cardiac muscle, which is an involuntary striated muscle tissue found only in this organ, and connective tissue. It is ultimately composed of three chambers (two atria and one ventricle), occupying a ventral position within the chest of the mature tadpole/frog."


Stage Range: NF stage 28 to death

Marker Genes:

1/7

Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
fused heart primordium NF stage 19 to NF stage 31
Develops Into:
 

Component Anatomy Items:

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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service

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