Click here to close Hello! We notice that you are using Internet Explorer, which is not supported by Xenbase and may cause the site to display incorrectly. We suggest using a current version of Chrome, FireFox, or Safari.

Summary Anatomy Item Literature (3) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: right lymph heart
XAO ID: 0000371
Definition: "The rightmost of the two bilaterally symmetrical lymph hearts that can be seen adjacent to somites 3 and 4 by NF stage 40, and can be seen beating by NF stage 43. Lymph hearts are pulsatile organs, present in lower vertebrates, that function to propel lymph into the venous system."
Stage Range: NF stage 32 to death
Marker Genes: nppa
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
venous endothelium NF stage 31 to death
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
dorsal lymph space NF stage 35 and 36 to death
Parent(s): venous endothelium


Parent(s): cavitated compound organ (is_a) lymphatic system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY