intersomitic vesselGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0014907
One of the primary blood vessel sprouts that originate from the dorsal aorta and posterior cardinal vein and align dorsoventrally at the myotomal boundaries between somites. [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna ]
Synonyms: intersegmental vessels intersegmental vessel intersomitic vessels segmental vessel intersomitic blood vessel
Blood vessels that connect the dorsal aorta or the posterior cardinal vein and the dorsal longitudinal anastomotic vessel. They run along the vertical myotomal boundaries. At early stages these don't have venous or arterial markers[ZFA:0001285, ZFIN:ZDB-PUB-030908-4].