A bulb of epithelial cells that forms from the mammary placode that develops into the mammary gland. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

definition
  • A bulb of epithelial cells that forms from the mammary placode that develops into the mammary gland.
development notes
  • produced along the length of the embryonic mammary ridge these buds represent the future locations of the mammary glands. Invagination of ectoderm at each bud leads to the development of epithelial diverticula, later maturing as lactiferous ducts
has alternative id
  • UBERON:0004181
has exact synonym
  • mammary gland bud
  • lactiferous gland bud
has related synonym
  • mammary primordium
  • milk bud
id
  • UBERON:0005333