adjectiveAnatomy & Zoology
Situated alongside, or on each side of, an axis, especially the central axis of the body.
- Myogenesis in the paraxial muscles (dorsal compartment) is dependent on contact with the neural tube and notochord, while limb and abdominal muscles (ventral compartment) are not.
- Expression is maintained in dorsal paraxial regions where patterning is also intrinsic to the donor site of the graft.
- Rather, their paraxial mesoderm had been transformed into neural epithelia.
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