Term: pronephros pronephric nephron tubule epithelial cell differentiation
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Name: pronephros
Synonyms: embryonic kidney, pronephric nephron
Definition: The embryonic kidney, present at the level of the third somite, is composed of two glomeruli fused at the midline, two pronephric tubules, and paired bilateral pronephric ducts that modify the composition of the blood filtrate before delivering it to the cloaca for excretion.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000151]
Name: pronephric nephron tubule epithelial cell differentiation
Synonyms:
Definition: The process in which relatively unspecialized cells acquire specialized structural and/or functional features that characterize the cells of the pronephric nephron tubule as it progresses from its formation to the mature state.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0035778]   QuickGO   AmiGO