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mesenchymal

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adjective mes·en·chy·mal \mə-ˈzeŋ-kə-məl, -ˈseŋ-; ˌme-zən-ˈkī-məl, ˌmē-, -sən-\

Definition of mesenchymal

  1. :  of, resembling, or being mesenchyme



Origin of mesenchymal

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1886


Medical Dictionary

mesenchymal

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adjective mes·en·chy·mal \mə-ˈzeŋ-kə-məl, -ˈseŋ-; ˌmez-ən-ˈkī-məl, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes-\

Medical Definition of mesenchymal

  1. :  of, resembling, or being mesenchyme <mesenchymal cells> <mesenchymal epithelium>




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