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Term: dorsal larval melanophore stripe melanocyte
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: dorsal larval melanophore stripe
Synonyms:
Definition: A larval melanophore stripe that forms a band extending from the head to the tail along the dorsal apex of the myotomes.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005221]
Name: melanocyte
Synonyms: melanophore
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]