tail bud

noun

: a knob of embryonic tissue not divided into germ layers that arises at the primitive knot and contributes to the formation of the posterior part of the vertebrate body

called also end bud

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“Tail bud.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tail%20bud. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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