Term: xanthophore cell migration
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Name: xanthophore
Definition: A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. Contains carotenoid pigments in structures called pterinosomes or xanthosomes. This gives an appearance ranging from a golden yellow to orange and red.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009198]
Name: cell migration
Definition: The controlled self-propelled movement of a cell from one site to a destination guided by molecular cues. Cell migration is a central process in the development and maintenance of multicellular organisms.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0016477]   QuickGO   AmiGO