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Term: endocardium cardiac muscle cell differentiation
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: endocardium
Definition: Layer that lines the lumen of the heart.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001320]
Name: cardiac muscle cell differentiation
Synonyms: cardiomyocyte differentiation, heart muscle cell differentiation
Definition: The process in which a cardiac muscle precursor cell acquires specialized features of a cardiac muscle cell. Cardiac muscle cells are striated muscle cells that are responsible for heart contraction.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0055007]   QuickGO   AmiGO