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mesenchyme

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Portion of embryonic tissue consisting of loosely organized, undifferentiated mesodermal or neural crest derived cells, that have specific properties (they are migratory, have no polarity). Mesenchyme cells are incorporated into a wide variety of structures including connective tissue, blood, bone and cartilage as development continues. [ AAO:0010427 XAO:CJZ ]

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xenopus_anatomy

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mesenchymal tissue

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XAO:0003046

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