Term: melanophore stripe melanocyte
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Name: melanophore stripe
Synonyms: melanophore stripes
Definition: Surface structure composed of an array of melanophores arranged in a stripe. Stripes are oriented from rostral to caudal.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001463]
Name: melanocyte
Synonyms: melanophore, ZFA:0001091
Definition: A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. Contains melanin-filled pigment granules, which gives a brown to black appearance.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009091]