A cone-like structure that is formed when myocardial progenitor cells of the heart field fuse at the midline. The heart rudiment is the first structure of the heart tube. [ http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0003313 ]

Synonyms: rudimentary heart heart cone

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  • TAO:0000115
  • ZFA:0000115
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The migrating myocardial precursors of the heart rudiment form a cone like structure between 19.5hpf and 22hpf, and eventually telescope out into the primitive heart tube at 24hpf. Stainier 2001.[TAO]



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