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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:

Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
pronephric mesenchyme NF stage 21 to NF stage 29 and 30
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Component Anatomy Items:

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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service

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