The bulbus arteriosus is an elastic heart chamber[GO]. Multi-tissue structure that consists of three layers and through which the blood exits the heart. The bulbus arteriosus is a pear shaped chamber that functions as a capacitor, maintaining continuous blood flow into the gill arches[ZFA]. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15108157 http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0003232 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
  • ZFA:0000173
  • EFO:0003505
  • TAO:0000173
Subsets

efo_slim

definition

The bulbus arteriosus is an elastic heart chamber[GO]. Multi-tissue structure that consists of three layers and through which the blood exits the heart. The bulbus arteriosus is a pear shaped chamber that functions as a capacitor, maintaining continuous blood flow into the gill arches[ZFA].

external definition

A pear shaped chamber that functions as a capacitor, maintaining continuous blood flow into the gill arches. The bulbus arteriosus has three distinct layers. Hu et al. 2000.[TAO]

id

UBERON:0004152

taxon notes

replaces conus arteriosis in cartilaginous fish