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Term:
primary heart field specification (GO:0003138)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
heart induction +   
primary heart field specification  
The process that results in the delineation of a specific region of the lateral mesoderm into the area which will form the primary beating heart tube. In mammals the primary heart field gives rise to the left ventricle.
secondary heart field specification  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: FHS specification ;   first heart field specification
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_heart, GOC:rl

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