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Term: post-vent region somite
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: post-vent region
Synonyms: tail
Definition: Organism subdivision which is the part of the body posterior to the vent which includes the anal and caudal fins.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001117]
Name: somite
Synonyms: somitic mesoderm
Definition: Undifferentiated mesodermal components of early trunk or tail segments or metameres, derived from paraxial mesoderm; forms myotomes, sclerotomes and perhaps dermatomes.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000155]