precartilage

[ prē-kärtl-ĭj ]

n.

A closely packed aggregation of mesenchymal cells just prior to their differentiation into embryonic cartilage.

Nearby words

  1. precapillary,
  2. precariat,
  3. precarious,
  4. precariously,
  5. precarity,
  6. precast,
  7. precative,
  8. precatory,
  9. precaution,
  10. precautionary


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