gastrodermis

gastrodermis
n. [Gr. gaster, stomach; derma, skin]
1. A one cell thick lining of the digestive tract of coelenterates, ctenophors and platyhelminths.
2. Endoderm.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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