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Term:
head kidney development (GO:0072113)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
bone marrow development  
bursa of Fabricius development 
cell differentiation involved in pronephros development +  
cell proliferation involved in pronephros development 
cell-cell signaling involved in pronephros development 
glomus development 
head kidney development +  
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the head kidney over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The head kidney is a pronephros that consists of fused bilateral lobes located in the anterior part of the kidney. It is analogous to the mammalian bone marrow and the primary site of definitive hematopoiesis.
hemopoiesis +   
lymph gland development +  
lymph node development  
mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +   
nephrostome development 
pattern specification involved in pronephros development +   
pronephric duct development +   
pronephric nephron development +   
pronephric sinus development 
pronephros maturation +  
pronephros morphogenesis +   
rectal diverticulum development 
spleen development +   
thymus development +   

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_kidney_jan10, ZFA:0000669

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