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Term: somite slow muscle cell
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.
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: slow muscle cell
Synonyms: red muscle cell, slow muscle fiber
Definition: A muscle cell that is small, darkly colored, with high lipid and mitochondrial content.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009116]