mesoderm

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Related to Paraxial mesoderm: notochord, Intermediate mesoderm, somitic mesoderm

mes·o·derm

 (mĕz′ə-dûrm′, mĕs′-)
n.
The middle embryonic germ layer, lying between the ectoderm and the endoderm, from which connective tissue, muscle, bone, and the urogenital and circulatory systems develop.

mes′o·der′mal, mes′o·der′mic adj.

mesoderm

(ˈmɛsəʊˌdɜːm)
n
(Zoology) the middle germ layer of an animal embryo, giving rise to muscle, blood, bone, connective tissue, etc. See also ectoderm, endoderm
ˌmesoˈdermal, ˌmesoˈdermic adj

mes•o•derm

(ˈmɛz əˌdɜrm, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-)

n.
the middle embryonic germ layer, between the ectoderm and endoderm, from which connective tissue, muscles, and blood vessels develop.
[1870–75]
mes`o•der′mal, mes`o•der′mic, adj.

mesoderm

An embryo’s middle germ layer, which develops into the bones and muscles. See ectoderm, endoderm.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mesoderm - the middle germ layer that develops into muscle and bone and cartilage and blood and connective tissuemesoderm - the middle germ layer that develops into muscle and bone and cartilage and blood and connective tissue
germ layer - (embryology) any of the 3 layers of cells differentiated in embryos following gastrulation
chordamesoderm, chordomesoderm - the area of mesoderm that forms the notochord
mesenchyme - mesodermal tissue that forms connective tissue and blood and smooth muscles
Translations

mes·o·derm

n. mesodermo, capa media germinativa del embrión situada entre el ectodermo y endodermo de la cual provienen el tejido óseo, el muscular, los vasos sanguíneos y linfáticos, y las membranas del corazón y abdomen.
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Vertebrates have three types of embryonic tissue not present in invertebrates: neural crest cells, ectodermic placodes, and a modified paraxial mesoderm.