Endoderm



[en-duh-durm] /ˈɛn dəˌdɜrm/

noun
1.
Also called endoblast. Embryology. the innermost cell layer of the embryo in its gastrula stage.
2.
Anatomy. the innermost body tissue that derives from this layer, as the gut lining.
/ˈɛndəʊˌdɜːm/
noun
1.
the inner germ layer of an animal embryo, which gives rise to the lining of the digestive and respiratory tracts See also ectoderm, mesoderm
n.

1835, from endo- + -derm. Coined by Prussian embryologist Robert Remak (1815-1865).

endoderm en·do·derm (ěn’də-dûrm’) or en·to·derm (ěn’tə-)
n.
The innermost of the three primary germ layers of an embryo, developing into the gastrointestinal tract, the lungs, and associated structures. Also called hypoblast.
en’do·der’mal adj.
endoderm
(ěn’də-dûrm’)
The innermost of the primary germ layers of an animal embryo. In vertebrates, the endoderm gives rise to the respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract (except mouth and anus), glands associated with the gastrointestinal tract, bladder, and urethra. Compare ectoderm, mesoderm.

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