somite

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one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally

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2009) to demonstrate the formation of somitic boundaries and positional information as somites are laid down on an anterior--posterior axis.
Sonic hedgehog promotes somitic chondrogenesis by altering the cellular response to BMP signaling.
Mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition during somitic segmentation: a novel approach to studying the roles of Rho family GTPases in morphogenesis.
Each arch is formed by mesenchyme from both somitic mesoderm and neural crest mesoderm.
ABSTRACT: A classical technique to study somitic cell fate is to employ the cross-transplantation of quail somites into a chick host.