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|Term:||somite muscle pioneer|
|Note:||This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.|
|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]|
|Synonyms:||muscle pioneers, non migratory adaxial cells|
|Definition:||Cells that develop from adaxial cells that express engrailed and do not migrate completely to the lateral surface of the myotome, and instead extend from the notochord to the lateral surface of the somite, at the level of the future horizontal myoseptum.|
|Ontology:||Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001086]|