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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of endoderm.

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  • n. Alternative form of endoderm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See endoderm, and Illust. of blastoderm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as endoderm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the inner germ layer that develops into the lining of the digestive and respiratory systems

Etymologies

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ento- + -derm

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  • "On the deep surface of the inner cell-mass a layer of flattened cells, the entoderm, is differentiated and quickly assumes the form of a small sac, the yolk-sac."

    - Henry Gray, 'Anatomy of the Human Body', 1918.

    September 20, 2009