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Anatomy Term: mesonephric kidney
XAO ID: 0000141
Synonyms: urniere, adult kidney, opisthonephros, mesonephros, Wolffian body
Definition: "A visceral organ which provides osmoregulation and waste excretion for tadpoles through adult stages in Xenopus. The mesonephros starts to develop at NF stage 39, then during feeding stage tadpoles through metamorphosis replaces the embryonic pronephros as it degenerates."
Stage Range: NF stage 39 to death
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Parent(s): adult kidney (is_a) kidney (is_a) trunk (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY