dorsal lip

noun

Definition of dorsal lip

: the margin of the fold of blastula wall that delineates the dorsal limit of the blastopore, constitutes the primary organizer, and forms the point of origin of chordamesoderm

First Known Use of dorsal lip

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Dorsal lip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dorsal%20lip. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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dorsal lip

noun

Medical Definition of dorsal lip

: the margin of the fold of blastula wall that delineates the dorsal limit of the blastopore, constitutes the primary organizer, and forms the point of origin of chordamesoderm

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