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EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT & STEM CELL COMPENDIUM
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Metanephric Mesenchyme


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The metanephric mesenchyme (MM) is one of the two embryonic structures that give rise to the kidney. The other structure is the ureteric bud. MM is comprised of mesenchymal cells situated adjacent to the tips of the branching ureteric bud. These cells form the nephrons.
Metanephros
Metanephric Mesenchyme
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent