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circulatory organ

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A hollow, muscular organ, which, by contracting rhythmically, contributes to the circulation of lymph, blood or analogs. Examples: a chambered vertebrate heart; the tubular peristaltic heart of ascidians; the dorsal vessel of an insect; the lymoh heart of a reptile. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: cardiac pump, heart or heart like organ

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has narrow synonym

circulatory vessel

has related synonym

cardiac structure

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UBERON:0015228

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