Term: somite myofibril
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Name: somite
Synonyms: somitic mesoderm
Definition: Undifferentiated mesodermal components of early trunk or tail segments or metameres, derived from paraxial mesoderm; forms myotomes, sclerotomes and perhaps dermatomes.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000155]
Name: myofibril
Synonyms: striated muscle fiber, striated muscle fibre
Definition: The contractile element of skeletal and cardiac muscle; a long, highly organized bundle of actin, myosin, and other proteins that contracts by a sliding filament mechanism.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030016]   QuickGO   AmiGO