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Descriptor English:   Blastocyst Inner Cell Mass 
Descriptor Spanish:   Masa Celular Interna del Blastocisto 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Massa Celular Interna do Blastocisto 
Synonyms English:   Inner Cell Mass of Blastocyst
Inner Cell Mass, Blastocyst  
Tree Number:   A16.254.500.533
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with BLASTOCYTES which are undifferentiated embryonic cells, a term mostly used in foreign literature
See Related English:   Embryonic Stem Cells
History Note English:   2007 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   52022 
Unique Identifier:   D053624 

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