OBO ID: ZFA:0000477
Term Name: posterior cardinal vein Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • axial vein
  • caudal cardinal veins
  • PCV
  • postcardinal vein
Definition: Continuation of the caudal vein cranial to the anal pore. The cardinal vein splits into a pair of vessels in the cranial trunk, just caudal to the radix of the aorta. The posterior cardinals each empty into the common cardinal vein.
Appears at: Segmentation:26+ somites (22.0h-24.0h)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References:
  • TAO:0000477
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