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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (16) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: primary heart field
XAO ID: 0004185
Synonyms: first heart field, PHF, FHF
Definition: "The field of cardiac progenitor cells that form the heart tube in the embryonic heart."
Stage Range: NF stage 19 to NF stage 33 and 34
Marker Genes: tbx5
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
cardiac mesoderm NF stage 13 to NF stage 23
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
heart primordium NF stage 19 to NF stage 31
Parent(s): cardiac mesoderm


Parent(s): tissue (is_a) cardiovascular system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY