Term: blood island thrombocyte
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Name: blood island
Synonyms: blood islands, caudal hematopoietic tissue, posterior blood island, posterior ICM
Definition: Nests of developing blood cells arising late in the segmentation period from the intermediate mass, and located in the anterior-ventral tail, just posterior to the yolk extension.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000094]
Name: thrombocyte
Synonyms: thrombocytes
Definition: A nucleated blood cell involved in coagulation, typically seen in birds and other non-mammalian vertebrates.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009323]