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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

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Term:lymphatic vessel
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Definition:A vessel that contains or conveys lymph, that originates as an interfibrillar or intercellular cleft or space in a tissue or organ, and that if small has no distinct walls or walls composed only of endothelial cells and if large resembles a vein in structure[BTO].
Comment:[homology-note] "Tetrapods have evolved distinct lymphatic systems, in which lymphatic capillaries help drain most of the tissues of the body.[well established][VHOG]" xsd:string {date_retrieved="2012-09-17", external_class="VHOG:0001249", ontology="VHOG", source="ISBN:978-0030223693 Liem KF, Bemis WE, Walker WF, Grande L, Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective (2001) p.627", source="http://bgee.unil.ch/"}
Synonyms:exact_synonym: lymph vessel
 related_synonym: vas lymphaticum
 xref: AAO:0011005;   BTO:0000752;   CALOHA:TS-2102;   EFO:0000873;   EMAPA:35532;   FMA:30315;   MA:0000138;   MAT:0000443;   MESH:D042601;   NCI:C33038;   SCTID:279089004;   TAO:0005105;   UMLS:C0229889;   VHOG:0001249;   Wikipedia:Lymphatic_vessel;   XAO:0000375
 external_ontology: dubious_for_taxon NCBITaxon:8342;   present_in_taxon NCBITaxon:9606



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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            anatomical conduit 0
              vessel 0
                lymphatic vessel 0
                  afferent lymphatic vessel + 0
                  appendage lymph vessel + 0
                  deep lymphatic vessel 0
                  dura mater lymph vessel 0
                  efferent lymphatic vessel + 0
                  endometrial lymphatic vessel 0
                  facial lymphatic vessel 0
                  jugular lymphatic vessel 0
                  lumen of lymphatic vessel 0
                  lymph sac of lymph heart + 0
                  lymphatic capillary + 0
                  lymphatic valve + 0
                  lymphatic vessel endothelium + 0
                  lymphatic vessel of appendix + 0
                  lymphatic vessel of colon + 0
                  lymphatic vessel smooth muscle + 0
                  mesenteric lymphatic vessel 0
                  pectoral lymphatic vessel 0
                  respiratory system lymphatic vessel + 0
                  right lymphatic duct 0
                  small intestine lymphatic vessel 0
                  superficial lymphatic vessel 0
                  thoracic duct + 0
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              anatomical system 0
                circulatory system 0
                  cardiovascular system 0
                    vascular system 0
                      vasculature 0
                        lymph vasculature 0
                          lymphatic vessel 0
                            afferent lymphatic vessel + 0
                            appendage lymph vessel + 0
                            deep lymphatic vessel 0
                            dura mater lymph vessel 0
                            efferent lymphatic vessel + 0
                            endometrial lymphatic vessel 0
                            facial lymphatic vessel 0
                            jugular lymphatic vessel 0
                            lumen of lymphatic vessel 0
                            lymph sac of lymph heart + 0
                            lymphatic capillary + 0
                            lymphatic valve + 0
                            lymphatic vessel endothelium + 0
                            lymphatic vessel of appendix + 0
                            lymphatic vessel of colon + 0
                            lymphatic vessel smooth muscle + 0
                            mesenteric lymphatic vessel 0
                            pectoral lymphatic vessel 0
                            respiratory system lymphatic vessel + 0
                            right lymphatic duct 0
                            small intestine lymphatic vessel 0
                            superficial lymphatic vessel 0
                            thoracic duct + 0
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