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Term:
muscle fiber development (GO:0048747)
Annotations: Rat: (77) Mouse: (83) Human: (66) Chinchilla: (64) Bonobo: (66) Dog: (49) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (52)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cardiac muscle cell development +   
muscle fiber development +   
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the muscle fiber over time, from its formation to the mature structure. In skeletal muscle, fibers are formed by the maturation of myotubes. They can be classed as slow, intermediate/fast or fast.
myofibril assembly +   
myotube cell development +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: muscle fibre development ;   myofiber development ;   myofibre development
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:jid, GOC:lm, GOC:mtg_muscle

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