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metanephric descending thin limb development (GO:0072220)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
long descending thin limb development +  
metanephric ascending thin limb development  
metanephric descending thin limb development +   
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the metanephric descending thin limb over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The metanephric descending thin limb is a part of the metanephric loop of Henle situated just after the proximal straight tubule (S3). It extends to the tip of the metanephric loop of Henle.
prebend segment development +  
short descending thin limb development +  
specification of metanephric loop of Henle identity 

Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_kidney_jan10

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