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Term: head kidney hematopoietic 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: head kidney
Synonyms: anterior kidney, kidney marrow
Definition: The zebrafish head kidney consists of fused bilateral lobes located in the anterior part of the kidney. It is analogous to the mammalian bone marrow and the primary site of definitive hematopoiesis.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000669]
Name: hematopoietic cell
Synonyms: haematopoietic cell, haemopoietic cell, hemopoietic cell
Definition: A cell of a hematopoietic lineage.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005830]