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Anatomy Term: pronephric duct
XAO ID: 0000063
Synonyms: distal tubule segment 2, DT2, nephric duct, Wolffian duct, common tubule, connecting tubule
Definition: "Duct that drains urine from the pronephros and connects it to the cloaca. It is thought that the pronephric duct may play a key role in the induction of the mesonephric (adult) kidney. The most anterior part of the pronephric duct shows distinct gene expression patterns and is sometimes referred to as DT2."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to NF stage 55
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
pronephric mesenchyme NF stage 21 to NF stage 29 and 30
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
mesonephric duct NF stage 45 to death
Parent(s): pronephric mesenchyme


Parent(s): duct (is_a) pronephric kidney (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY