noun ec·to·meninx \¦ektō+\

Definition of ectomeninx



  1. :  the layer of mesoderm from which the dura mater and much of the membrane bone of the skull develop in the higher vertebrate embryo

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Origin and Etymology of ectomeninx

New Latin, from ect- + Greek mēninx membrane — more at member

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