Endoderm meaning

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The innermost of the three primary germ layers of an animal embryo, developing into the gastrointestinal tract, the lungs, and associated structures.
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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.
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The innermost of the three primary germ layers of an animal embryo, developing into the gastrointestinal tract, the lungs, and associated structures.
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The innermost of the primary germ layers of an animal embryo. In vertebrates, the endoderm gives rise to the respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract (except mouth and anus), glands associated with the gastrointestinal tract, bladder, and urethra.
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One of the three tissue layers in the embryo of a metazoan animal. Through development, it will produce the digestive system of the adult.
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Origin of endoderm

  • From endo- + Ancient Greek δέρμα (derma, “skin”).

    From Wiktionary