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Anatomy Term: left lymph heart
XAO ID: 0000372
Definition: "The leftmost of the two lymph hearts, pulsatile organs that are present in lower vertebrates and function to propel lymph into the venous system. Two bilaterally symmetrical lymph hearts can be seen adjacent to the somites 3 and 4 by NF stage 40, and can be seen beating by NF stage 43."
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
lymph vessel 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