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Term: ventral 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: ventral larval melanophore stripe
Synonyms:
Definition: A larval melanophore stripe that forms a band, of pigmentation extending from the bases of the eyes on each side of the midline to the top of the tail, that underlies the myotomes bilaterally, still is dorsal to the yolk.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005222]
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]