Term: dorsal larval melanophore stripe iridophore
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Name: dorsal larval melanophore stripe
Definition: A larval melanophore stripe that forms a band extending from the head to the tail along the dorsal apex of the myotomes.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005221]
Name: iridophore
Synonyms: ZFA:0001090
Definition: A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. The cell contains flat light-reflecting platelets, probably of guanine, in stacks called reflecting platets or iridisomes. The color-generating components produce a silver, gold, or iridescent color.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009199]