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left lymph heart

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The leftmost of the two lymph hearts, pulsatile organs that are present in lower vertebrates and function to propel lymph into the venous system. Two bilaterally symmetrical lymph hearts can be seen adjacent to the somites 3 and 4 by NF stage 40, and can be seen beating by NF stage 43. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12606281 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20067786 ]

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XAO:0000372