A histological study of the developing condylar cartilage of the fetal mouse mandible using coronal sections.

@article{Shibata1996AHS,
  title={A histological study of the developing condylar cartilage of the fetal mouse mandible using coronal sections.},
  author={Shunichi Shibata and Shoichi Suzuki and Toshimoto Tengan and Masatoshi Ishii and Takayuki Kuroda},
  journal={Archives of oral biology},
  year={1996},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={47-54}
}
The first indication of cartilage formation was detected on day 14.5 of pregnancy in close connection to the ossifying mandible. A separated blastema was never observed. Thus the findings support the concept that the condylar cartilage develops from already differentiated cells, not from primary undifferentiated mesenchymal cells. Moreover, endochondral bone formation started on day 16 of pregnancy. Although the condylar cartilage basically undergoes the same processes of endochondral bone… CONTINUE READING

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