[meso-+ Gr. enchyma, infusion]
A diffuse network of cells forming the embryonic mesoderm and giving rise to connective tissues, blood and blood vessels, the lymphatic system, and cells of the mononuclear phagocyte system.
mesenchymalmesenchymatous (mĕ-zeng′kĭ-măl) (mĕ-seng′kĭ-măl) (mez″ĕn-kim′ăt-ŭs) (mes″ĕn-kim′ăt-ŭs), adj.
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