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Term: endothelial tip cell blood vessel endothelial cell migration
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: endothelial tip cell
Synonyms: endothelial tip cells
Definition: A specialized endothelial cell that senses extracellular signals and guides the directed growth of blood vessels.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009303]
Name: blood vessel endothelial cell migration
Synonyms:
Definition: The orderly movement of an endothelial cell into the extracellular matrix in order to form new blood vessels during angiogenesis.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0043534]   QuickGO   AmiGO