Mesogloea Mes`o*gl[oe]"a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. me`sos middle + ? a glutinous substance.] (Zo["o]l.) A thin gelatinous tissue separating the ectoderm and endoderm in certain c[oe]lenterates. -- {Mes`o*gl[oe]"al}, a. [1913 Webster]

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