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Term: myotome fast 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: myotome
Synonyms: myomeres
Definition: Muscle that develops from somite and gives rise to body wall muscle masses.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001056]
Name: fast muscle cell
Synonyms: fast muscle fiber, white muscle cell
Definition: A muscle cell that has a fast contractile response. Fast muscle fibers make up the deep portion of the myotome and are also known as white muscle cells.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009117]