Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the ectoderm; consisting of ectoderm: as, the ectodermal layer of a cœlenterate.

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  • adjective (Biol.) Of or relating to the ectoderm.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the ectoderm

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  • adjective of or relating to the ectoderm

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Examples

  • We continue: As development proceeds a movement of the cells takes place from the ectodermal sac into the constantly enlarging body (pl. 26, fig. 1).

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  • We continue:As development proceeds a movement of the cells takes place from the ectodermal sac into the constantly enlarging body pl. 26, fig.

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  • The research was targeted at helping people with ectodermal dysplasia, an inherited condition that is characterised by the abnormal development of hair, skin, nails, teeth and sweat glands.

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  • Limbs are induced at particular boundaries of axial Hox gene expression, and the first recognizable sign of their formation is the appearance of a thickened epithelial bump, the apical ectodermal ridge AER.

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  • The remaining mesodermal tissue is then consistently shown in the same orange-red ignoring the overlap with the ectodermal derivatives noted above, but only until we get out to the extraembryonic mesoderm, which shows up in yet another, lighter shade of orange.

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  • Limbs are induced at particular boundaries of axial Hox gene expression, and the first recognizable sign of their formation is the appearance of a thickened epithelial bump, the apical ectodermal ridge AER.

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  • WALKER: Approximately one in 90,000 to 100,000 people with an ectrodactyly that shows up like this, but the ectodermal dysplasia family has a lot more people with various manifestations.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2004

  • WALKER: Approximately one in 90,000 to 100,000 people with an ectrodactyly that shows up like this, but the ectodermal dysplasia family has a lot more people with various manifestations.

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2004

  • But when I had the blood drawn to join the Human Genome Project to isolate where ectrodactyly comes from, it was interesting to learn that in fact it's part of a larger family, including the ectodermal dysplasia, of which there are many.

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2004

  • But when I had the blood drawn to join the Human Genome Project to isolate where ectrodactyly comes from, it was interesting to learn that in fact it's part of a larger family, including the ectodermal dysplasia, of which there are many.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2004

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