header logo image header logo text
Downloads Login
Research
General Information
ZIRC
Term: caudal fin apical ectodermal ridge
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: caudal fin
Synonyms: tail, tail fin
Definition: Fin that is the most posterior median fin. It is composed of a complex of three modified centra and modified neural and hemal arches and spines.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001058]
Name: apical ectodermal ridge
Synonyms:
Definition: Proliferative region that is part of the developing fin fold or fin.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001702]