mesenchyme

noun mes·en·chyme \ ˈme-zᵊn-ˌkīm , ˈmē- , -sᵊn- \

Definition of mesenchyme

: loosely organized undifferentiated mostly mesodermal cells that give rise to such structures as connective tissues, blood, lymphatics, bone, and cartilage

Origin and Etymology of mesenchyme

German Mesenchym, from mes- + New Latin -enchyma


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mesenchyme

noun mes·en·chyme \ ˈmez-ᵊn-ˌkīm , ˈmēz- , ˈmēs- , ˈmes- \

medical Definition of mesenchyme

: loosely organized undifferentiated mesodermal cells that give rise to such structures as connective tissues, blood, lymphatics, bone, and cartilage — see mesectoderm

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