ureteric bud cells that elongate to form a rigid structure (stalk) consisting of polarized epithelial cells without branching; the stalks differentiate into the collecting system of the mature kidney, while the tip cells interact with the adjacent cells of the metanephric mesenchyme, inducing their conversion into nephrons. [ ]

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pheno_slim

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ureteric trunk

ureteric bud stalk

ureteric stalk

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UBERON:0012238