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(Biology) embryol another name for ectoderm
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|Noun||1.||exoderm - 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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