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ectoderm

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noun ec·to·derm \ˈek-tə-ˌdərm\

Medical Definition of ectoderm

  1. 1:  the outermost of the three primary germ layers of an embryo

  2. 2:  a tissue (as neural tissue) derived from ectoderm

ectodermal \ˌek-tə-ˈdər-məl\play adjective



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