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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the mesenchyme.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, consisting of, or derived from mesenchyme; mesenchymatous.


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  • Assuming news reports are accurate, Manning's treatment may have used what are called mesenchymal cells, Hare said.

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  • The terms mesenchymal stem cell and stromal cell, both of which are most plausible cells for regenerative medicine, have been used interchangeably in emerging literature; we here re-organize our understanding on two MSC biology and further clinical trail in this review. - Articles related to Hip hope from stem cell technique

  • It's an adult stem cell related to wound healing and regeneration called a mesenchymal stem cell.

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  • Experiments in cell cultures and in mice showed the adult stem cells — a type known as mesenchymal stem cells — could home in on cancer cells and deliver a lethal protein that attacked only the cancer while sparing normal healthy tissue.

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  • According to orthopedic specialist Michael Zuscik of the University of Rochester, his early research suggests nicotine may be a key bone-damaging culprit - and that it does its dirty work almost immediately by affecting stem cells stored in the bone marrow, called mesenchymal stem cells, that move in to begin healing an injured bone.


  • We took the bone marrow from the individuals themselves, and we grow from that bone marrow a stem cell called a mesenchymal stem cell.

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  • Mesoblast works with adult stem cells known as mesenchymal precursor cells.

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  • The cells used in this study are called mesenchymal stem cells.

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  • Controlling and delaying development of the cells, known as mesenchymal (pronounced meh-ZINK-a-mill) stem cells, is a long-sought goal for researchers. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Now, the new study, published in the August 12 issue of Nature, has revealed that HSCs pair up in the bone marrow with another type of stem cells, known as mesenchymal stem cells, which give rise to bone, cartilage, fat and other tissues.

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  • cells of mesodermal origin that are capable of developing into connective tissues, blood, and lymphatic and blood vessels

    January 19, 2009