noun Etymology: French endoderme, from end- + Greek derma skin — more at derm- Date: 1861 the innermost of the three primary germ layers of an embryo that is the source of the epithelium of the digestive tract and its derivatives and of the lower respiratory tract; also a tissue derived from this germ layer • endodermal adjective

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  • Endoderm — Organs derived from endoderm …   Wikipedia

  • endoderm — ENDODÉRM, endoderme, s.n. 1. Foiţa interioară a embrionului animalelor superioare, din care provin tubul digestiv şi glandele anexe. 2. Strat unicelular al peretelui corpului la celenterate. 3. Albumen. – Din fr. endoderme. Trimis de claudia,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Endoderm — En do*derm, n. [Endo + Gr. ? skin.] (Biol.) (a) The inner layer of the skin or integument of an animal. (b) The innermost layer of the blastoderm and the structures derived from it; the hypoblast; the entoblast. See Illust. of {Ectoderm} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endoderm — 1835, from ENDO (Cf. endo ) + DERM (Cf. derm). Coined by Prussian embryologist Robert Remak (1815 1865) …   Etymology dictionary

  • endoderm — [en′dō dʉrm΄] n. [ ENDO + DERM] the inner layer of cells of the embryo, from which is formed the lining of the digestive tract, of other internal organs, and of certain glands endodermal adj. endodermic …   English World dictionary

  • endoderm — endodermal, endodermic, adj. /en deuh derrm /, n. 1. Also called endoblast. Embryol. the innermost cell layer of the embryo in its gastrula stage. 2. Anat. the innermost body tissue that derives from this layer, as the gut lining. Also, entoderm …   Universalium

  • endoderm — Hypoblast Hy po*blast, n. [Pref. hypo + blast.] (Biol.) The inner or lower layer of the blastoderm; called also {endoderm}, {entoderm}, and sometimes {hypoderm}. See Illust. of {Blastoderm}, {Delamination}, and {Ectoderm}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Endoderm — Das Entoderm (von griech. to enteron „Darm“, eigentlich „das Innere“ und to derma „Haut“) ist das innere Keimblatt des Embryoblasten. Das Entoderm ist nicht zu verwechseln mit der Endodermis der Pflanzen. Aus dem Entoderm bilden sich die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • endoderm — n. [Gr. endon, within; derma, skin] 1. The innermost cell layer of the embryo forming the epithelium of the archenteron, endoblast, entoderm, and hypoblast. 2. (CNIDARIA) Layer of cells lining the gastrovascular cavity. 3. (PORIFERA) see… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endoderm — A germ layer lying remote from the surface of the embryo that gives rise to internal tissues such as gut. Contrast mesoderm and ectoderm …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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