Definition of Zone of polarizing activity

1. Noun. (''embryology'') A region of mesenchymal connective tissue that carries instructions which direct the developing limb bud to form along the anterior-posterior axis. ¹



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Medical Definition of Zone of polarizing activity

1. The small group of mesenchyme cells in avian limb buds that is located at the posterior margin of the developing bud and that produces a substance, possibly retinoic acid, that provides positional information to the developing limb bud. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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