Term: intersegmental vessel blood circulation
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Name: intersegmental vessel
Synonyms: intersegmental vessels, intersomitic vessels, segmental vessel
Definition: Blood vessels that connect the dorsal aorta or the posterior cardinal vein and the dorsal longitudinal anastomotic vessel. They run along the vertical myotomal boundaries. At early stages these vessels don't have venous or arterial markers.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001285]
Name: blood circulation
Synonyms: hemolymph circulation
Definition: The flow of blood through the body of an animal, enabling the transport of nutrients to the tissues and the removal of waste products.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0008015]   QuickGO   AmiGO