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mesenchyma

 [mĕ-seng´kĭ-mah]
the meshwork of embryonic connective tissue in the mesoderm; from it are formed the connective tissues of the body as well as blood vessels and lymph vessels. adj., adj mesen´chymal.

mes·en·chyme

(mes'eng-kīm),
1. An aggregation of mesenchymal or fibroblastlike cells.
2. Primordial embryonic connective tissue consisting of mesenchymal cells, usually stellate in form, supported in interlaminar jelly.
Synonym(s): mesenchyma
[mes- + G. enkyma, infusion]

mesenchyme

(mĕz′ən-kīm′, mĕs′-)
n.
The part of the embryonic mesoderm, consisting of loosely packed, unspecialized cells set in a gelatinous ground substance, from which connective tissue, bone, cartilage, and the circulatory and lymphatic systems develop.

mes·en′chy·mal, mes′en·chym′a·tous (-kī′mə-təs) adj.

mes·en·chyme

(mezĕn-kīm)
1. An aggregation of mesenchymal cells.
2. Primordial embryonic connective tissue consisting of mesenchymal cells, usually stellate in form, supported in interlaminar jelly.
[G. mes- middle + G. enkyma, infusion]

mesenchyme

a loose, cellular animal tissue that arises from the embryonic mesoderm, and functions as packing around internal organs. Mesenchyme can be thought of as the animal equivalent of PARENCHYMA in plants.

mes·en·chyme

(mezĕn-kīm)
An aggregation of mesenchymal or fibroblastlike cells.
[G. mes- middle + G. enkyma, infusion]
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