chordamesoderm

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noun chor·da·meso·derm \ ˌkȯr-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

chordamesodermal

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

Origin and Etymology of chordamesoderm

New Latin chorda cord + English mesoderm


Medical Dictionary

chordamesoderm

noun chor·da·meso·derm \ ˌkȯrd-ə-ˈmez-ə-ˌdərm also -ˈmes- \

medical Definition of chordamesoderm

:the portion of the embryonic mesoderm that forms notochord and related structures and induces the formation of neural structures

chordamesodermal

play \-ˌmez-ə-ˈdər-məl, -ˌmes-\ adjective

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