mesoglea

noun me·so·glea \ ˌme-zə-ˈglē-ə , ˌmē- , -sə- \
variants: or less commonly mesogloea

Definition of mesoglea

: a gelatinous substance between the endoderm and ectoderm of sponges or coelenterates

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Origin and Etymology of mesoglea

New Latin, from mes- + Late Greek gloia, glia glue — more at clay


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