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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.
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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
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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.
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mesoderm

An embryo’s middle germ layer, which develops into the bones and muscles. See ectoderm, endoderm.
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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
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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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HFG is composed of hair follicle stem cells derived from both epithelial (outer layer of the skin) and mesenchymal tissue (connective tissue derived from the mesoderm).
Embryonically, Ectopiacordisis a result of abnormal migration ofsplanchnic and somatic mesoderm and effects the development of the heart and the major vessels, with the premature rupture of the chorion or vitelline sac leading to a mid-line defect7.
(1) The hypothesis regarding the etiology of EC involves abnormalities in the development of mesoderm during early embryogenesis.
The origin of muscle from the mesoderm in triploblastic lineages is a central evolutionary question in higher animals.
In mammals, the development of urogenital organs begins in the intermediary mesoderm, and the gonadal primordium appears as a thickening of the coelomic epithelium in the medial phase of the mesonephros (Knospe, 2002; Hyttel et al, 2012).
The musculoskeletal system associated with the trunk develops from paraxial and lateral mesoderm. The paraxial mesoderm in the trunk is transiently organized into tissue blocks alongside the neural tube, known as somites.
These proteins form part of a signaling pathway that is critical for the interaction between two cell layers, the ectoderm and the mesoderm. It is essential for the formation of several structures that arises from ectoderm including the skin, hair, nails, teeth and sweat glands.
Citation: Conchi Estaras et al, "YAP repression of theWNT3gene controls hESC differentiation along the cardiac mesoderm lineage," Genes & Development, 2017; DOI: 10.1101/gad.307512.117
Teratomas are the most common germ cell tumors of childhood [1], consisting of tissues from each of the three embryonic germ layers (ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm).
The excretory units composed of the glomeruli and the collecting system originate from the metanephric mesoderm and ureteric bud, respectively.
We focus on day 1 mesoendoderm, day 5 cardiac mesoderm, day 8 cardiac progenitors, and day 15 cardiomyocytes.