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Descriptor English: Pronephros
Descriptor Spanish: Pronefro
Descriptor Portuguese: Pronefro
Descriptor French: Pronéphros
Entry term(s): Pronephroi
Tree number(s): A16.835
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D060910
Scope note: The primordial kidney that develops from the INTERMEDIATE MESODERM in the embryos of vertebrates, and is succeeded by the MESONEPHROS. In higher vertebrates and humans, the pronephros is a vestigial and transient structure.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Kidney (1969-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
DeCS ID: 54438
Unique ID: D060910
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Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Pronephros - Preferred
Concept UI M0555803
Scope note The primordial kidney that develops from the INTERMEDIATE MESODERM in the embryos of vertebrates, and is succeeded by the MESONEPHROS. In higher vertebrates and humans, the pronephros is a vestigial and transient structure.
Preferred term Pronephros
Entry term(s) Pronephroi



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