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mesoderm

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noun me·so·derm \ˈme-zə-ˌdərm, ˈmē-, -sə-\

Definition of mesoderm

  1. :  the middle of the three primary germ layers of an embryo that is the source of many bodily tissues and structures (as bone, muscle, connective tissue, and dermis); broadly :  tissue derived from this germ layer

me·so·der·mal play \ˌme-zə-ˈdər-məl, ˌmē-, -sə-\ adjective


Origin of mesoderm

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1873


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mesoderm

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noun me·so·derm \ˈmez-ə-ˌdərm, ˈmēz-, ˈmēs-, ˈmes-\

Medical Definition of mesoderm

  1. :  the middle of the three primary germ layers of an embryo that is the source especially of bone, muscle, connective tissue, and dermis; broadly :  tissue derived from this germ layer

  2. me·so·der·mal \ˌmez-ə-ˈdər-məl, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes-\play play also me·so·der·mic \-ˈdər-mik\play adjective
    me·so·der·mal·ly \-ē\play adverb




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