mesenchyme definition

  • noun:
    • The an element of the embryonic mesoderm, consisting of loosely packed, unspecialized cells set-in a gelatinous floor compound, from where connective tissue, bone tissue, cartilage, together with circulatory and lymphatic systems develop.
    • That area of the mesoderm of an embryo that develops into connective tissue, bone tissue, cartilage, etc.
    • The structure or substance associated with mesoderm of some animals, as sponges.
    • In embryology, your whole or a percentage of center germ-layer, or mesoblast, when this level isn't epithelial, but comprises of stellate, loosely interconnected, and on occasion even disconnected cells like those present in ancient kinds of connective structure.
    • mesodermal tissue that types connective structure and blood and smooth muscles

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