- embryol the dorsal part of the mesoderm of a vertebrate embryo, consisting of a series of segments (somites)
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The cavity of the epimere disappears, and its walls form the muscle and cutis plates of the body.The Origin of Vertebrates
Walter Holbrook Gaskell
- The dorsal portion of the mesoderm of a chordate embryo that forms skeletal muscles.
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