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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the pronephros

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the pronephros.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or relating to the pronephros or head-kidney.


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  • O. Mangold was able to show that mesodermal organs such as notochord, somites and pronephric ducts could arise from presumptive ectoderm by suitable transplantation at the beginning of gastrulation.

    Hans Spemann - Nobel Lecture

  • It depends on the region, so that in an anterior area, brain with optic and aural vesicles is induced, while further back, notochord and pronephric ducts are induced, and further back still, little tails.

    Hans Spemann - Nobel Lecture

  • Vertebrates as the pronephric duct, while the pores remained in

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology

  • —In the outer part of the intermediate cell-mass, immediately under the ectoderm, in the region from the fifth cervical to the third thoracic segments, a series of short evaginations from each segment grows dorsalward and extends caudalward, fusing successively from before backward to form the pronephric duct.

    XI. Splanchnology. 3. The Urogenital Apparatus

  • A duct, which is often spoken of as the pronephric duct (p.d.), and which we have figured under that name, is always developed.

    Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata

  • Knockdown of Fgfr1 also results in shorter tethering cilia in the otic vesicle and shorter motile cilia in the pronephric ducts.

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  • In 24 hpf WT embryos, gadd45b expression was detected in cells of pronephric ducts and weakly in posterior paraxial mesoderm and minimally elsewhere (

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