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Term: head kidney hematopoietic multipotent progenitor 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 multipotent progenitor cell
Synonyms: hemopoietic progenitor cell
Definition: A hematopoietic multipotent progenitor cell is multipotent, but not capable of long-term self-renewal. These cells are characterized as lacking lineage cell surface markers and being CD34-positive in both mice and humans.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009354]