chordamesoderm

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

Other Words from chordamesoderm

chordamesodermal \-​ˌme-​zə-​ˈdər-​məl, -​ˌme-​sə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of chordamesoderm

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chordamesoderm

New Latin chorda cord + English mesoderm

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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

Other Words from chordamesoderm

chordamesodermal \-​ˌmez-​ə-​ˈdər-​məl, -​ˌmes-​ \ adjective

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