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Mesonephros MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mesonephros
Tree Number(s)
A16.599
Unique ID
D008650
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008650
Scope Note
One of a pair of excretory organs (mesonephroi) which grows caudally to the first pair (PRONEPHROI) during development. Mesonephroi are the permanent kidneys in adult amphibians and fish. In higher vertebrates, proneprhoi and most of mesonephroi degenerate with the appearance of metanephroi. The remaining ducts become WOLFFIAN DUCTS.
Entry Term(s)
Mesonephroi
Wolffian Body
Previous Indexing
Kidney (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
75
History Note
75
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Mesonephros Preferred
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