metanephric blastema

a mass of intermediate mesodermal cells around the distal end of the ureteric bud that gives rise to nephrons in the permanent kidney; called also metanephric cap or mass.

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  • blastema — 1. The primordial cellular mass (precursor) from which an organ or part is formed. 2. A cluster of cells competent to initiate the regeneration of a damaged or ablated structure. [G. a sprout] metanephric b. SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • metanephric cap — see under blastema …   Medical dictionary

  • metanephric mass — see under blastema …   Medical dictionary

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  • cap — 1. Any anatomic structure that resembles a c. or cover. 2. A protective covering for an incomplete tooth. 3. Colloquialism for restoration of the coronal part of a natural tooth by means of an artificial crown. 4. The nucleotide structure found… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nephron — For the drug with trade name Nephron, see Epinephrine. Nephron Nephron of the kidney without juxtaglomerular apparatus Latin nephroneum Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Ureteric bud — Latin gemma ureterica; diverticulum metanephricum Carnegie stage 13 Days 35 Precursor …   Wikipedia

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