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Somites

"Somites" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Paired, segmented masses of MESENCHYME located on either side of the developing spinal cord (neural tube). Somites derive from PARAXIAL MESODERM and continue to increase in number during ORGANOGENESIS. Somites give rise to SKELETON (sclerotome); MUSCLES (myotome); and DERMIS (dermatome).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Somites" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Somites" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 46 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2005
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