Term: dorsal longitudinal anastomotic vessel blood circulation
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Name: dorsal longitudinal anastomotic vessel
Synonyms: DLAV
Definition: Paired trunk vessels that run medially along the dorsal-most portion of the trunk and post-vent region. The DLAVs are formed by the longitudinal anastomoses of the intersegmental vessels to form a right and left pair of dorsal longitudinal anastomotic vessels. These paired vessels remodel to form a single plexiform vessel beginning at 3dpf continuing until after 7dpf. The basilar artery connects to the DLAVs at the caudal end of the medulla oblongata. In the early embryo (2.5-3.5 dpf) the primitive hindbrain channels also connect to the DLAV.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005025]
Name: blood circulation
Synonyms: hemolymph circulation
Definition: The flow of blood through the body of an animal, enabling the transport of nutrients to the tissues and the removal of waste products.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0008015]   QuickGO   AmiGO