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Anatomy Term: skeletal muscle satellite cell
XAO ID: 0005043
Synonyms: satellite cell
Definition: "An elongated, spindle-shaped cell that is located between the basal lamina and the plasmalemma of a muscle fiber. These cells are mostly quiescent, but upon activation they divide to produce cells that generate new muscle fibers."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to death
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Parent(s): cell (is_a) skeletal muscle (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY