Bilateral groups of cells consisting of three rows: one row of endocardial precursors medially and two rows of myocardical precursors laterally. The two populations fuse at the midline to form the heart rudiment or cone. [ http://zfin.org/curator ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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uberon_slim

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship loss: develops_from lateral mesoderm (TAO:0001065)[TAO]

editor note

should probably be merged with heart rudiment.

external definition

Bilateral groups of cells consisting of three rows: one row of endocardial precursors medially and two rows of myocardical precursors laterally. The two populations fuse at the midline between 21 and 26 somites to form the heart rudiment or cone. Stainier 2001.[TAO]

The fused aspects of ventral mesoderm, which have migrated from either side of the prechordal plate, and fused ventrally, just behind the cement gland. They will give rise to the endocardium at NF stage 27&28.[AAO]

has related synonym

fused heart primordium

cardiac field

id

UBERON:0003084