mesoderm

noun
me·so·derm | \ˈme-zə-ˌdərm, ˈmē-, -sə- \

Definition of mesoderm 

: the middle of the three primary germ layers of an embryo that is the source of many bodily tissues and structures (such as bone, muscle, connective tissue, and dermis) broadly : tissue derived from this germ layer

Other Words from mesoderm

mesodermal \ˌme-zə-ˈdər-məl, ˌmē-, -sə- \ adjective

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1873, in the meaning defined above

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mesoderm

noun
me·so·derm | \ˈmez-ə-ˌdərm, ˈmēz-, ˈmēs-, ˈmes-\

Medical Definition of mesoderm 

: the middle of the three primary germ layers of an embryo that is the source especially of bone, muscle, connective tissue, and dermis broadly : tissue derived from this germ layer

Other Words from mesoderm

mesodermal \ˌmez-ə-ˈdər-məl, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes- \ also mesodermic \-ˈdər-mik \ adjective
mesodermally \ \ adverb

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