Term: muscle pioneer muscle tendon junction
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Name: muscle pioneer
Synonyms: muscle pioneers, non migratory adaxial cells
Definition: Cells that develop from adaxial cells that express engrailed and do not migrate completely to the lateral surface of the myotome, and instead extend from the notochord to the lateral surface of the somite, at the level of the future horizontal myoseptum.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001086]
Name: muscle tendon junction
Synonyms: myotendinous junction
Definition: A cell-substrate junction found at the terminal anchorage site of skeletal muscle cells to tendons.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005927]    QuickGO    AmiGO