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[meso- + Gr. derma, skin]
A primary germ layer of the embryo lying between the ectoderm and the endoderm. From it arise all connective tissues; muscular, skeletal, circulatory, lymphatic, and urogenital systems; and the linings of the body cavities.
SYN: SEE: mesoblast
SEE: ectoderm; SEE: endoderm
mesodermicmesodermal (mes″ŏ-dĕr′mik) (mez″ŏ-dĕr′mik) (mes″ŏ-dĕr′măl) (mez″ŏ-dĕr′măl), adj.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Mesoderm." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734644/all/mesoderm.
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Mesoderm. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734644/all/mesoderm
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