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Term: medial rectus myofibril
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: medial rectus
Synonyms: medial recti
Definition: Extraocular muscle that runs parallel to the long axis of the fish and inserts on the anterior side of the eye at the sclera-corneal (SC) junction. The medial rectus lies in the same anatomical plane as the lateral rectus. The medial rectus is innervated by the oculomotor nerve.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000301]
Name: myofibril
Synonyms: striated muscle fiber, striated muscle fibre
Definition: The contractile element of skeletal and cardiac muscle; a long, highly organized bundle of actin, myosin, and other proteins that contracts by a sliding filament mechanism.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030016]   QuickGO   AmiGO