splanchnopleure

noun
splanch·​no·​pleure | \ ˈsplaŋk-nə-ˌplu̇(ə)r How to pronounce splanchnopleure (audio) \

Medical Definition of splanchnopleure

: 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

Other Words from splanchnopleure

splanchnopleuric \ ˌsplaŋk-​nə-​ˈplu̇r-​ik How to pronounce splanchnopleuric (audio) \ adjective

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“Splanchnopleure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/splanchnopleure. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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