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Anatomy Term: pronephric kidney
XAO ID: 0002000
Synonyms: pronephros, vorniere, head kidney
Definition: "Organ that serves as a transient kidney, providing osmoregulation during early developmental stages, and then degenerates during metamorphosis."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to NF stage 64
Marker Genes: aldh1a1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
pronephric mesenchyme NF stage 21 to NF stage 29 and 30
Develops Into:
Parent(s): pronephric mesenchyme


Parent(s): kidney (is_a) multi-tissue structure (is_a) coelom (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service
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