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|Term:||posterior cardinal vein macrophage|
|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:||posterior cardinal vein|
|Synonyms:||axial vein, caudal cardinal veins, PCV, postcardinal vein|
|Definition:||Continuation of the caudal vein cranial to the anal pore. The cardinal vein splits into a pair of vessels in the cranial trunk, just caudal to the radix of the aorta. The posterior cardinals each empty into the common cardinal vein.|
|Ontology:||Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000477]|
|Definition:||A mononuclear phagocyte present in variety of tissues, typically differentiated from monocytes, capable of phagocytosing a variety of extracellular particulate material, including immune complexes, microorganisms, and dead cells.|
|Ontology:||Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009141]|