Term: bulbus arteriosus myocardium
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Name: bulbus arteriosus
Synonyms: cardiac outflow tract, outflow tract, truncus
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that consists of three layers and through which the blood exits the heart. The bulbus arteriosus is a pear shaped chamber that functions as a capacitor, maintaining continuous blood flow into the gill arches.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000173]
Name: myocardium
Synonyms: cardiac muscle, heart muscle
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001319]