A vessel down which passes a wave of muscular contraction, that forces the flow of haemolymphatic fluid. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: peristaltic heart

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database cross reference
  • ANISEED:1235302
  • BSA:0000088
  • BSA:0000063


present in taxon


taxon notes

See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20235196 for discussion of whether embryonic vertebrate heart is peristaltic

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