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chordamesoderm

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noun chor·da·meso·derm \ˌkȯr-də-ˈme-zə-ˌdərm also -ˈme-sə-\

Definition of chordamesoderm

  1. :  the portion of the embryonic mesoderm that forms the notochord and related structures and induces the formation of neural structures

chor·da·meso·der·mal play \-ˌme-zə-ˈdər-məl, -ˌme-sə-\ adjective


Origin of chordamesoderm

New Latin chorda cord + English mesoderm


First Known Use: 1939


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chordamesoderm

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noun chor·da·meso·derm \ˌkȯrd-ə-ˈmez-ə-ˌdərm also -ˈmes-\

Medical Definition of chordamesoderm

  1. :  the portion of the embryonic mesoderm that forms notochord and related structures and induces the formation of neural structures

  2. chor·da·meso·der·mal \-ˌmez-ə-ˈdər-məl, -ˌmes-\play adjective




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