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Blastocyst Inner Cell Mass MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Blastocyst Inner Cell Mass
Tree Number(s)
A16.254.500.533
Unique ID
D053624
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053624
Annotation
do not confuse with BLASTOCYTES which are undifferentiated embryonic cells, a term mostly used in foreign literature
Scope Note
The cluster of cells inside a blastocyst. These cells give rise to the embryonic disc and eventual embryo proper. They are pluripotent EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS capable of yielding many but not all cell types in a developing organism.
Entry Term(s)
Inner Cell Mass of Blastocyst
Inner Cell Mass, Blastocyst
Previous Indexing
Blastocyst (1973-2006)
Cell Differentiation (1966-1972)
See Also
Embryonic Stem Cells
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Blastocyst Inner Cell Mass Preferred
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