exoderm


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exoderm

(ˈɛksəʊˌdɜːm)
n
(Biology) embryol another name for ectoderm
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Noun1.exoderm - the outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissueexoderm - the outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissue
germ layer - (embryology) any of the 3 layers of cells differentiated in embryos following gastrulation
neural tube - a tube of ectodermal tissue in the embryo from which the brain and spinal cord develop
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The epidermis is fragmented, with the exoderm of flat cells composing from one to two layers without thickening (Figure 8C).