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Term: thoracic duct lymphangiogenesis
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: thoracic duct
Synonyms:
Definition: The thoracic duct is the first perfused lymphatic, located between the dorsal aorta and posterior cardinal vein.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005110]
Name: lymphangiogenesis
Synonyms: lymph vessel formation
Definition: Lymph vessel formation when new vessels emerge from the proliferation of pre-existing vessels.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0001946]   QuickGO   AmiGO