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outflow tract

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The outflow tract is the portion of the heart through which blood flows into the arteries [ http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0003151 ]

Synonyms: cardiac outflow tract, heart outflow tract

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pheno_slim

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arterial (outflow) pole

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UBERON:0004145

taxon notes

Depending on the species, attached at the cardiac outflow are described the conus arteriosus, the truncus arteriosus and, or the bulbus arteriosus. At the distal limit of these outflow structures, but lying outside the pericardial cavity, is the ventral aorta[PMID:20735616]