- the double layer formed by the association of the lower layer of the lateral plate of mesoderm with the underlying entoderm, which develops into the embryonic viscera.
Origin of splanchnopleure
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The cleavage of the mesoblast is still progressing, and the yolk is completely invested by a splanchnopleural sack.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
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- A layer of embryonic cells formed by association of part of the mesoderm with the endoderm and developing into the wall of the viscera.
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