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Variant of endoderm.
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(Physiology) embryol another name for endoderm
ˌentoˈdermal, ˌentoˈdermic adj
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1. the innermost cell layer of the embryo in its gastrula stage.
2. the innermost body tissue that derives from this layer, as the gut lining.
en`do•der′mal, en`do•der′mic, adj.
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|Noun||1.||entoderm - the inner germ layer that develops into the lining of the digestive and respiratory systems|
germ layer - (embryology) any of the 3 layers of cells differentiated in embryos following gastrulation
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