placode

noun
plac·​ode | \ ˈpla-ˌkōd How to pronounce placode (audio) \

Medical Definition of placode

: a platelike thickening of embryonic ectoderm from which a definitive structure develops ear placode — see lens placode, olfactory placode

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“Placode.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/placode. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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