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Term: intestine smooth muscle
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: intestine
Definition: Folded tube that has parts intestinal bulb, mid intestine and posterior intestine. The intestine is where digestion and nutrient absorption occurs.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001338]
Name: smooth muscle
Definition: A non-striated muscle that is composed of spindle-shaped cells. Smooth muscle usually is organized into sheets that line cavitated organs.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005274]