splanch·​no·​pleure ˈsplaŋk-nə-ˌplu̇(ə)r How to pronounce splanchnopleure (audio)
: a layer of tissue that consists of the inner of the two layers into which the unsegmented sheet of mesoderm splits in the embryo of a craniate vertebrate together with the endoderm internal to it and that forms most of the walls and substance of the visceral organs compare somatopleure
splanchnopleuric adjective

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“Splanchnopleure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/splanchnopleure. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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