mesectoderm

noun
mes·​ec·​to·​derm | \ ˌmez-ˈek-tə-ˌdərm How to pronounce mesectoderm (audio) , ˌmēz- How to pronounce mesectoderm (audio) , 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

Other Words from mesectoderm

mesectodermal \ -​ˌek-​tə-​ˈdər-​məl \ or mesectodermic \ -​ˈdər-​mik How to pronounce mesectoderm (audio) \ adjective

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“Mesectoderm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesectoderm. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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