Definition of Ectoderm. Meaning of Ectoderm. Synonyms of Ectoderm

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Definition of Ectoderm

Ectoderm
Ectoderm Ec"to*derm, n. [Ecto- + -derm.] (Biol.) (a) The outer layer of the blastoderm; epiblast. (b) The external skin or outer layer of an animal or plant, this being formed in an animal from the epiblast. See Illust. of Blastoderm.

Meaning of Ectoderm from wikipedia

- Ectoderm is one of the three primary germ layers in the very early embryo. The other two layers are the mesoderm (middle layer) and endoderm (most proximal...
- germ layers. Some animals, like cnidarians, produce two germ layers (the ectoderm and endoderm) making them diploblastic. Other animals such as chordates...
- The surface ectoderm (or external ectoderm) forms the following structures: Skin (only epidermis; dermis is derived from mesoderm) (along with glands,...
- eye. Specifically, the eye is derived from the neuroepithelium, surface ectoderm, and the extracellular mesenchyme which consists of both the neural crest...
- into the three primary germ layers, ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm, during gastrulation. The amnionic ectoderm and extraembryonic mesoderm also originate...
- laevis, the specification of the three germ layers (endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm) occurs at the blastula stage. Great efforts have been made to determine...
- During organogenesis, the three germ layers formed from gastrulation: the ectoderm, endoderm, and mesoderm form the internal organs of the organism. The cells...
- The egg cell is generally asymmetric, having an "animal pole" (****ure ectoderm and mesoderm) and a "vegetal pole" (****ure endoderm). It is covered with...
- constituents of three primary germ layers, the endoderm, mesoderm, and ectoderm. The science of the microscopic structures of the tissues formed within...
- and the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. The stomodeum is lined by ectoderm, and is separated from the anterior end of the fore-gut by the buccopharyngeal...
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