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mes·en·chyme

 (mĕz′ən-kīm′, mĕs′-)
n.
The part of the embryonic mesoderm, consisting of loosely packed, unspecialized cells set in a gelatinous ground substance, from which connective tissue, bone, cartilage, and the circulatory and lymphatic systems develop.


mes·en′chy·mal, mes′en·chym′a·tous (-kī′mə-təs) adj.

mesenchyme

(ˈmɛsɛŋˌkaɪm)
n
(Physiology) embryol the part of the mesoderm that develops into connective tissue, cartilage, lymph, blood, etc
[C19: New Latin, from meso- + -enchyma]
mesenchymal, mesenchymatous adj

mes•en•chyme

(ˈmɛs ɛŋ kaɪm, ˈmɛz-)

n.
cells of mesodermal origin that are capable of developing into connective tissues, blood, and lymphatic and blood vessels.
[1885–90; variant of mesenchyma < Greek mes- mes- + énchyma infusion]
mes•en′chy•mal (-kə məl)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mesenchyme - mesodermal tissue that forms connective tissue and blood and smooth musclesmesenchyme - mesodermal tissue that forms connective tissue and blood and smooth muscles
mesoblast, mesoderm - the middle germ layer that develops into muscle and bone and cartilage and blood and connective tissue
Translations
mésenchyme

mes·en·chyme

n. mesénquima, red de células embrionarias que forman el tejido conjuntivo y los vasos sanguíneos y linfáticos en el adulto.