Mesenchyme



[mes-eng-kahym, mez-] /ˈmɛs ɛŋ kaɪm, ˈmɛz-/

noun, Embryology.
1.
cells of mesodermal origin that are capable of developing into connective tissues, blood, and lymphatic and blood vessels.
/ˈmɛsɛŋˌkaɪm/
noun
1.
(embryol) the part of the mesoderm that develops into connective tissue, cartilage, lymph, blood, etc

mesenchyme mes·en·chyme (měz’ən-kīm’, měs’-)
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.
mes·en’chy·mal (měz-ěng’kə-məl, měs-, měz’ən-kī’məl, měs’-) adj.

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