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Term: intersegmental vessel angiogenic sprout
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: 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: angiogenic sprout
Synonyms:
Definition: Portion of vessel wall that extends to form a new blood vessel.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005604]