plac·​ode ˈpla-ˌkōd How to pronounce placode (audio)
: a platelike thickening of embryonic ectoderm from which a definitive structure develops
ear placode
see lens placode, olfactory placode

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“Placode.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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