A transitional population of migrating mesenchymal cells that derive from somites and that will become muscle cells. [ AEO : 0001018 ]

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

definition
  • A transitional population of migrating mesenchymal cells that derive from somites and that will become muscle cells.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/Gray65.png
editor note
  • The term 'myotome' is also used to describe the muscles served by a single nerve root / spinal segment - consider adding new class, myomere.
external definition
  • Portion of the somites giving rise to body wall muscle masses. Kimmel et al, 1995.[TAO]
has related synonym
  • myotomus
  • myotomes
  • myotome region
  • muscle plate
  • myomere
homology notes
  • In all vertebrates, the skeletal muscle of the body axis is chiefly derived from an early embryonic compartment, known as the myotome.[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0003082