chordamesoderm


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chordamesoderm

(ˌkɔːdəˈmɛsəʊˌdɜːm)
n
(Biology) biology a kind of mesoderm that develops into the notochord
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Noun1.chordamesoderm - the area of mesoderm that forms the notochord
mesoblast, mesoderm - the middle germ layer that develops into muscle and bone and cartilage and blood and connective tissue
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In this process, a piece of chordamesoderm (Spemann's primary organizer) from an embryo at the gastrula stage, when transplanted, induces a secondary embryo in a competent host embryo.