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OBO ID: ZFA:0000669
Term Name: head kidney Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • anterior kidney
  • kidney marrow
Definition: The zebrafish head kidney consists of fused bilateral lobes located in the anterior part of the kidney. It is analogous to the mammalian bone marrow and the primary site of definitive hematopoiesis. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References:
  • TAO:0000669
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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