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Term: optic artery vascular endothelium
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: optic artery
Synonyms: optic arteries
Definition: The artery that carries blood to the eye. It branches from the primitive internal carotid artery and enters the eye ventrally through the optic fissure.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005044]
Name: vascular endothelium
Synonyms: endothelia
Definition: Simple squamous epithelium which lines blood and lymphatic vessels and the heart.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001639]