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Term: trunk melanocyte
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: trunk
Synonyms:
Definition: Organism subdivision which is the part of the body posterior to the head and anterior to the post-vent region.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001115]
Name: melanocyte
Synonyms: melanophore
Definition: A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. Contains melanin-filled pigment granules, which gives a brown to black appearance.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009091]