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chordamesoderm

[kawr-duh-mez-uh-durm, -mes-, -mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌkɔr dəˈmɛz əˌdɜrm, -ˈmɛs-, -ˈmi zə-, -sə-/
noun, Embryology
1.
the part of the blastoderm of a young embryo that forms the notochord and related structures.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < Neo-Latin chorda (see chord1) + mesoderm
Related forms
chordamesodermal, chordamesodermic, adjective
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