chordamesoderm

[ kawr-duh-mez-uh-durm, -mes-, -mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˌkɔr dəˈmɛz əˌdɜrm, -ˈmɛs-, -ˈmi zə-, -sə- /

noun Embryology.

the part of the blastoderm of a young embryo that forms the notochord and related structures.

Origin of chordamesoderm

1935–40; < New Latin chorda (see chord1) + mesoderm
Related formschor·da·mes·o·der·mal, chor·da·mes·o·der·mic, adjective
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