Term: heart primordium cell population proliferation
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Name: heart primordium
Synonyms: cardiac field, heart primordia
Definition: Bilateral groups of cells consisting of three rows: one row of endocardial precursors medially and two rows of myocardial precursors laterally. The two populations fuse at the midline between 21 and 26 somites to form the heart rudiment or cone.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000028]
Name: cell population proliferation
Synonyms: cell proliferation
Definition: The multiplication or reproduction of cells, resulting in the expansion of a cell population.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0008283]   QuickGO   AmiGO