- Also called endoblast. Embryology. the innermost cell layer of the embryo in its gastrula stage.
- Anatomy. the innermost body tissue that derives from this layer, as the gut lining.
Origin of endoderm
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The outer is the Ectoderm and the inner is the Endoderm or Hypoblast.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
It consists of three layers: ectoderm, endoderm, and mesoderm.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
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Endoderm, the tissue in an adult, derived from the hypoblast (which see), 19.The Biological Problem of To-day
The terminal portion of the endoderm is solid, and contains calcareous concretions.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
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The endoderm contains in addition gland cells and nervous elements.
- The innermost of the three primary germ layers of an embryo, developing into the gastrointestinal tract, the lungs, and associated structures.hypoblast
- 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. Compare ectoderm mesoderm.