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Term: posterior cardinal vein vascular sprouts
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: posterior cardinal vein
Synonyms: axial vein, caudal cardinal veins, PCV, postcardinal vein
Definition: Continuation of the caudal vein cranial to the anal pore. The cardinal vein splits into a pair of vessels in the cranial trunk, just caudal to the radix of the aorta. The posterior cardinals each empty into the common cardinal vein.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000477]
Name: vascular sprouts
Synonyms: angiogenic sprout
Definition: Portion of vessel wall that extends to form a new vessel.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005559]