mesenchyme

mesenchyme (mez´en-kIm)

1. An aggregation of mesenchymal cells. 2. Primordial embryonic connective tissue consisting of mesenchymal cells, usually stellate in form, supported in interlaminar jelly.mesenchyma; [mes- + G. enkyma, infusion]
interzonal m. an area of avascular m. between adjacent skeletal elements in the embryo; it denotes the region of future joints.
synovial m. vascular m. surrounding the interzonal m.; it develops into the synovial membrane of a joint.

 

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