OBO ID: ZFA:0000186
Term Name: common cardinal vein Search Ontology:
Synonyms: duct of Cuvier
Definition: Bilaterally paired longitudinal vein; the anterior cardinal returns blood from the head, and the posterior cardinal returns it from the trunk; these two vessels join together on each side as the common cardinal vein (duct of Cuvier; misnamed the vitelline vein) that leads across the yolk cell to the heart's sinus venosus. (1)
Appears at: Segmentation:20-25 somites (19.0h-22.0h)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0000186
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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