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Anatomy Term: mesenchyme
XAO ID: 0003046
Synonyms: mesenchymal tissue
Definition: "Portion of embryonic tissue consisting of loosely organized, undifferentiated mesodermal or neural crest derived cells, that have specific properties (they are migratory, have no polarity). Mesenchyme cells are incorporated into a wide variety of structures including connective tissue, blood, bone and cartilage as development continues."
Stage Range: NF stage 10 to death
Marker Genes:
Antibody: Vim Ab2
Develops From:
Develops Into:

Parent(s): tissue (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY