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Term: head xanthophore
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
Synonyms:
Definition: Organism subdivision which is the part of the body which consists of the cranial and pharyngeal regions.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001114]
Name: xanthophore
Synonyms:
Definition: A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. Contains carotenoid pigments in structures called pterinosomes or xanthosomes. This gives an appearance ranging from a golden yellow to orange and red.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009198]