Term: atrioventricular canal endocardial cushion formation
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Name: atrioventricular canal
Synonyms: AV canal, AVC
Definition: The part of the heart connecting the atrium to the cardiac ventricle.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001315]
Name: endocardial cushion formation
Synonyms:
Definition: The developmental process pertaining to the initial formation of an endocardial cushion. The endocardial cushion is a specialized region of mesenchymal cells that will give rise to the heart septa and valves.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0003272]   QuickGO   AmiGO