Term: muscle pioneer myofibril
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: muscle pioneer
Synonyms: muscle pioneers, non migratory adaxial cells
Definition: Cells that develop from adaxial that express engrailed and do not migrate completely to the lateral surface of the myotome, and instead extend from the notochord to the lateral surface of the somite, at the level of the future horizontal myoseptum.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001086]
Name: myofibril
Synonyms: striated muscle fiber, striated muscle fibre
Definition: The contractile element of skeletal and cardiac muscle; a long, highly organized bundle of actin, myosin, and other proteins that contracts by a sliding filament mechanism.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030016]   QuickGO   AmiGO