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[splangk-nuh-ploo r] /ˈsplæŋk nəˌplʊər/
noun, Embryology.
the double layer formed by the association of the lower layer of the lateral plate of mesoderm with the underlying entoderm, which develops into the embryonic viscera.

splanchnopleure splanch·no·pleure (splāngk’nə-plur’)
A layer of embryonic cells formed by association of part of the mesoderm with the endoderm and developing into the wall of the viscera.
splanch’no·pleur’ic adj.


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    splanchnosclerosis splanch·no·scle·ro·sis (splāngk’nō-sklə-rō’sĭs) n. Hardening of any of the viscera through connective tissue overgrowth.

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