Portion of primordial embryonic connective tissue of the developing head, consisting of mesenchymal cells supported in interlaminar jelly, that derive mostly from the mesoderm and contribute to head connective tissue, bone and musculature in conjunction with cranial neural crest cells. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0683400088 ]

Synonyms: cephalic mesenchyme

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Term information

database cross reference
  • EHDAA2:0000732
  • VHOG:0000332
  • FMA:76622
  • EFO:0003492
  • EHDAA:179
  • EMAPA:16098
  • ZFA:0000113
  • TAO:0000113

efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

external definition

Mesoderm that will give rise, along with cranial neural crest cells, to connective tissue, bone and musculature in the head. (Source: BioGlossary, www.Biology-Text.com)[TAO]

has related synonym

cranial mesenchyme