Definition of endodermal in English:

endodermal

adjective

Zoology Embryology

See endoderm

  • ‘The tumor demonstrated predominantly mature ectodermal, mesodermal, and endodermal elements.’
  • ‘The most interesting and most perplexing question is how ectodermal glands can be derived from what has been thought to be endodermal and mesodermal derivatives.’
  • ‘Neither ectodermal nor endodermal components were identified in the sections examined.’
  • ‘Examination of the surgical specimen revealed findings characteristic of endodermal sinus tumor.’
  • ‘We still consider this a benign tumor because no endodermal sinus components were evident.’

Pronunciation

endodermal

/ɛnˈdəːm(ə)l/