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OBO ID: ZFA:0000151
Term Name: pronephros Search Ontology:
  • 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. (1)
Appears at: Segmentation:10-13 somites (14.0h-16.0h)
Evident until: Larval:Days 7-13 (168.0h-14d, 4.5mm, 8 teeth)
  • TAO:0000151
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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