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

Synonyms: myomeres

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

plural term
myomeres [ TAO:0001056 ]

depicted by

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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

myotome region

muscle plate

myomere

myotomes

myotomus

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