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OBO ID: ZFA:0005091
Term Name: hepatic sinusoid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • hepatic sinusoids
Definition: Wide thin-walled blood vessels in the liver. The terminal branches of the hepatic portal vein and hepatic artery empty into the sinusoids where the blood mixes. In mammals they have neither venous or arterial markers. Sinusoids are scattered throughout the parenchyma and appear small and round. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References:
  • TAO:0005091
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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