metanephric diverticulum

ureteric bud.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • metanephrogenic, metanephrogenous — Applied to the more caudal part of the intermediate mesoderm which, under the inductive action of the metanephric diverticulum, has the potency to form metanephric tubules. [meta + G. nephros, kidney …   Medical dictionary

  • bud — 1. An outgrowth that resembles the b. of a plant, usually pluripotential, and capable of differentiating and growing into a definitive structure. 2. To give rise to such an outgrowth. SEE ALSO: gemmation. 3. A small outgrowth from a parent cell;… …   Medical dictionary

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

  • ureteric bud — an outgrowth of the mesonephric duct that gives rise to all of the permanent kidney except the nephrons. Called also metanephric b. or diverticulum …   Medical dictionary

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