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Anatomy Term: ventral blood island

XAO ID: 0000067

Synonyms: VBI, ventral lateral plate mesoderm, blood island

Definition: "Region located on the ventral surface of the developing embryo that is a site of hematopoiesis and that is analogous to the yolk sac blood islands of higher vertebrates."

Stage Range: NF stage 16 to NF stage 44

Marker Genes: fech enpp1


Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
ventral mesoderm NF stage 16 to NF stage 44
lateral plate mesoderm NF stage 12.5 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:

Component Anatomy Items:

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