chordamesoderm


chor·da·meso·derm

noun \ˌkr-də-ˈme-zə-ˌdərm also -ˈme-sə-\

Definition of CHORDAMESODERM

:  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 \-ˌme-zə-ˈdər-məl, -ˌme-sə-\ adjective

Origin of CHORDAMESODERM

New Latin chorda cord + English mesoderm
First Known Use: 1939

chor·da·meso·derm

noun \ˌkrd-ə-ˈmez-ə-ˌdərm also -ˈmes-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHORDAMESODERM

: the portion of the embryonic mesoderm that forms notochord and related structures and induces the formation of neural structures
chor·da·meso·der·mal \-ˌmez-ə-ˈdər-məl, -ˌmes-\ adjective

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