OBO ID: UBERON:0003104
Term Name: mesenchyme Search Ontology:
  • mesenchyma
  • mesenchymal tissue
  • mesenchyme tissue
  • portion of mesenchymal tissue
  • portion of mesenchyme tissue
Definition: Portion of tissue consisting of loosely organized undifferentiated mesodermal cells that give rise to such structures as connective tissues, blood, lymphatics, bone, and cartilage[XAO]. A mesh-like cell arrangement, less compact than an epithelium[ZFA]. The part of the embryonic mesoderm, consisting of loosely packed, unspecialized cells set in a gelatinous ground substance, from which connective tissue, bone, cartilage, and the circulatory and lymphatic systems develop[BTO]. (2)
Ontology: Cell Ontology
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anatomy-visibility hindgut intramembranous bone
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