mesenchyme


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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.
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These include hepatic endoderm cells and both endothelial and septum mesenchyme cells.
There is international research providing evidence of proliferation activity in both the mesenchyme and ectoderm of the developing limbs in human embryos (4th-8th week old) using electron microscope and immunohistochemistry.
The sclera and extraocular muscles are formed from condensations of the mesenchyme encircling the optic cup; osteoblasts are derived from mesenchymal stem cells.
The objective of this study was to isolate preliminarily differentially expressed genes in antler mesenchyme of both sexes.
Hana'a suffered from sarcoma, a rare cancer, which is a result of transformed cells of mesenchyme origin.
This is followed by the proliferation of the coelomic epithelium and underlying mesenchyme.
Persistent high position of tongue, increase facial width, overall reduction in the facial mesenchyme, alcohol and drug abuse, lack of vitamins (especially folic acid) during first week of pregnancy, maternal age and diabetes mellitus in the mother, all appear to be related to the occurrence of facial clefts.
It was observed that the basal lamina limiting the hepatic endoderm was destroyed and hepatoblasts started to migrate into the septum transversum mesenchyme on the intrauterine 9.
Alternatively, as suggested by other investigators, an embryologic explanation is also possible--"the fusion lines between neural crest-derived mesenchyme and ectoderm-derived nasal placodes may have different properties in the vicinity of the nasal dorsum and nasal tip that predispose them to the development of superficial and deep hemangiomas, respectively," they reported (Ped Dermatol.
Embryologically, the muscularis mucosa is a derivative of the splanchnopleuric mesenchyme.
In the Group I, the initial development of the bronchi and bronchioles was observed in the lung parenchyma, which were surrounded by abundant fetal mesenchyme and blood vessels (Figures 2A2C), typical characteristics of the pseudoglandular stage.
Cook (1999) had proposed that metaplasia of mesenchyme of mostly neural ectoderm, resulting in abnormal differentiation of surface ectoderm, as the most likely mechanism of occurrence of dermoid.