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Term: head kidney thrombocyte
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: thrombocyte
Synonyms: thrombocytes
Definition: A nucleated blood cell involved in coagulation, typically seen in birds and other non-mammalian vertebrates.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009323]