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mesectoderm

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noun mes·ec·to·derm \ ˌmez-ˈek-tə-ˌdərm , ˌmēz- , ˌmēs- , ˌmes- \

medical Definition of mesectoderm

:the part of the mesenchyme derived from ectoderm especially of the neural crest that gives rise to pigment cells, the meninges, and most of the branchial cartilages

mesectodermal

\-ˌek-tə-ˈdər-məl\ or mesectodermic play \-ˈdər-mik\ adjective

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