cardiac jelly


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jelly

 [jel´e]
a soft, coherent, resilient substance; generally, a colloidal semisolid mass.
cardiac jelly a gelatinous substance present between the endothelium and myocardium of the embryonic heart that transforms into the connective tissue of the endocardium.
contraceptive jelly a nongreasy jelly containing a spermicide, used in the vagina for prevention of conception.
petroleum jelly petrolatum.
Wharton's jelly the soft, jelly-like intracellular substance of the umbilical cord.

car·di·ac jel·ly

the gelatinous, noncellular material between the endothelial lining and the myocardial layer of the heart in early embryos; later in development it serves as a substratum for cardiac mesenchyme.

car·di·ac jel·ly

(kahr'dē-ak jel'ē)
The gelatinous, noncellular material between the endothelial lining and the myocardial layer of the heart in very early embryos; later in development it serves as a substratum for cardiac mesenchyme (i.e., embryonic connective tissue).

jelly

a soft, coherent, resilient substance; generally, a colloidal semisolid mass.

cardiac jelly
a gelatinous substance present between the endothelium and myocardium of the embryonic heart that transforms into the connective tissue of the endocardium.
Wharton's jelly
the soft, jelly-like intracellular substance of the umbilical cord.
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Distribution of fibronectin, type I collagen, type IV collagen, and laminin in the cardiac jelly of the mouse embryonic heart with retinoic acid-induced complete transposition of the great arteries.
The team reported experiments demonstrating that chick-embryo endothelial cells placed atop a gel layer in a petri dish broke away from their neighbors and started to travel into the gel when exposed to adherons isolated from the cardiac jelly of embryonic chick hearts.