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Anatomy Term: embryonic thrombocyte
XAO ID: 0005267
Synonyms: thrombocyte, embryonic
Definition: "A cell type that produces platelets and coagulating factors that react to bleeding from blood vessel injury by clumping, thereby initiating a blood clot; and that, in embryos, emerge from the ventral mesoderm, just anterior to the ventral blood island. Embryonic thrombocytes are identified by cd41/itga2b.1 gene expression. Additional waves of emergence during development may occur but have not yet been described."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to NF stage 65
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Parent(s): thrombocyte (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY