n. [Gr. ektos, outside; mesos, middle; derma, skin]
Mesoderm derived chiefly from the ectoderm during early embryology of animals; forming mesenchyme predominently in Porifera, Ctenophora and in certain mollusks and annelids.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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