Term: intersegmental artery vascular associated smooth muscle cell
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Name: intersegmental artery
Synonyms: intersegmental arteries
Definition: Arteries that connect the dorsal aorta and the dorsal longitudinal anastomotic vessel. They run along the vertical myotomal boundaries. At early stages these vessels don't have venous or arterial markers. They form from the primary sprouts from the dorsal aorta.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001061]
Name: vascular associated smooth muscle cell
Synonyms: vascular associated smooth muscle cells
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009181]