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en·do·derm

 (ĕn′də-dûrm′) also en·to·derm (ĕn′tə-)
n.
The innermost of the three primary germ layers of an animal embryo, developing into the gastrointestinal tract, the lungs, and associated structures. Also called hypoblast.

en′do·der′mal adj.

endoderm

(ˈɛndəʊˌdɜːm) or

entoderm

n
(Zoology) the inner germ layer of an animal embryo, which gives rise to the lining of the digestive and respiratory tracts. See also ectoderm, mesoderm
ˌendoˈdermal, ˌendoˈdermic, ˌentoˈdermal, ˌentoˈdermic adj

en•do•derm

(ˈɛn dəˌdɜrm)

also entoderm



n.
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.
[1825–35; < French endoderme; see endo-, -derm]
en`do•der′mal, en`do•der′mic, adj.

endoderm

An embryo’s inner germ layer, producing some internal organs and the linings of the digestive and respiratory systems. See ectoderm, mesoderm.
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Noun1.endoderm - 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
Translations

en·do·derm

n. endodermo, la más interna de las tres membranas del embrión.