Term: dilatator operculi myoblast
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Name: dilatator operculi
Synonyms: dilatator opercula, dilator opercula, dilators operculi
Definition: Mandibular muscle that inserts along the dorsolateral faces of the opercles. Responsible for opercular abduction.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000498]
Name: myoblast
Synonyms: myoblasts
Definition: An embryonic (precursor) cell of the myogenic lineage that develops from the mesoderm. They undergo proliferation, migrate to their various sites, and then differentiate into the appropriate form of myocytes.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009025]