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mesoderm

mes·o·derm

mesoderm

pronunciation:
me z duhrm [or] meI s duhrm
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part of speech: noun
definition: in an embryo, the middle layer of cells from which the skeletal, muscular, connective, and other tissues develop.
derivations: mesodermal (adj.), mesodermic (adj.)
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The word mesoderm contains the following parts:
meso- Greek prefix that means middle
synonyms:
medi
 
derm, derma, dermat, dermato Greek root that means skin