EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun . Embryology cells of mesodermal origin that are capable of developing into connective tissues, blood, and lymphatic and blood vessels. Origin of mesenchyme 1885–90;
Related forms mes·en·chy·mal , [mes- eng-k uh-m uh l, mez-] /mɛsˈɛŋ kə məl, ˌmɛz-/ mes·en·chym·a·tous , [mes-eng- kahy-m uh-t uh s, mez-] /ˌmɛs ɛŋˈkaɪ mə təs, ˌmɛz-/ adjective
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Examples from the Web for mesenchyme Historical Examples of mesenchyme
The network of the spleen seems certainly to be derived from cells of the
mesenchyme which lose their nuclei.
We leave the
mesenchyme for a while and study another kind of organogenesis.
Not before the skeleton or
mesenchyme is formed in the sea urchin egg is the influence of the nucleus noticeable.
In Echinodermata a certain amount of
mesenchyme appears before the epithelial mesoderm, which is formed later as gut-diverticula. Mesenchyme is the tissue which in Vertebrate embryology has frequently been called embryonic connective tissue. British Dictionary definitions for mesenchyme noun embryol the part of the mesoderm that develops into connective tissue, cartilage, lymph, blood, etc Derived Forms mesenchymal ( mɛsˈɛŋkɪməl) or mesenchymatous ( ˌmɛsɛŋˈkɪmətəs), adjective Word Origin for mesenchyme
C19: New Latin, from
meso- + -enchyma
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n. The part of the embryonic mesoderm that consists of loosely packed, unspecialized cells that are set in a gelatinous ground substance, from which connective tissue, bone, cartilage, and the circulatory and lymphatic systems develop. Related forms mes•en ( ′chy•mal mĕz-ĕng) ′kə-məl, mĕz′ən-kī ′məl adj.
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