mesoglea


me·so·glea

noun \ˌme-zə-ˈglē-ə, ˌmē-, -sə-\

Definition of MESOGLEA

:  a gelatinous substance between the endoderm and ectoderm of sponges or coelenterates

Variants of MESOGLEA

me·so·glea also me·so·gloea \ˌme-zə-ˈglē-ə, ˌmē-, -sə-\

Origin of MESOGLEA

New Latin, from mes- + Late Greek gloia, glia glue — more at clay
First Known Use: 1886

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