Term: thymus primordium common lymphoid progenitor
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Name: thymus primordium
Synonyms: thymic rudiment
Definition: A small outgrowth of the pharyngeal epithelium that is the site of lymphocyte cell production.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001077]
Name: common lymphoid progenitor
Synonyms: CLP, committed lymphopoietic stem cell, early lymphocyte progenitor, ELP, lymphoid stem cell, lymphopoietic stem cell
Definition: An oligopotent progenitor cell committed to the lymphoid lineage.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009023]