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splanchnopleure

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noun splanch·no·pleure \ˈsplaŋk-nə-ˌplu̇(ə)r\

Medical Definition of splanchnopleure

  1. :  a layer of tissue that consists of the inner of the two layers into which the unsegmented sheet of mesoderm splits in the embryo of a craniate vertebrate together with the endoderm internal to it and that forms most of the walls and substance of the visceral organs—compare somatopleure

  2. splanch·no·pleu·ric \ˌsplaŋk-nə-ˈplu̇r-ik\play adjective




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