Mesoglea meaning

mĕz'ə-glē'ə, mĕs'-, mē'zə-, -sə-
The layer of gelatinous material that separates the inner and outer cell layers of a cnidarian.
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A jellylike layer in cnidarians and ctenophores, lying between the ectoderm and the endoderm.
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A gelatinous material found between the epithelial cellular layers of jellyfish and coelenterates.
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Origin of mesoglea

  • New Latin mesogloea meso– Medieval Greek gloia, glia glue zoogloea
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition