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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (21) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: secondary heart field
XAO ID: 0004186
Synonyms: second heart field, SHF
Definition: "The population of cells located in the splanchnic mesoderm that contribute to the formation of the spiral septum of the outflow tract of the embryonic heart; it is located anterior to the primary heart field."
Stage Range: NF stage 19 to NF stage 33 and 34
Marker Genes:
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
spiral septum NF stage 35 and 36 to death
Parent(s): cardiac mesoderm


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


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY