Definition of mesodermal in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmezəˈdəməl/ /mē-/



See mesoderm

‘In most polychaetes, the ectodermal and mesodermal derivatives of the growth zone become incorporated into segmental tissues in an anterior-posterior sequence.’
  • ‘The cells of these paraxial mesodermal cords eventually coalesce into the somites.’
  • ‘Alternative and related hypotheses include those that deal explicitly with engrailed in mesodermal units, chordate evolution, and terminal posterior addition of iterated elements in development.’
  • ‘All these adaptive explanations certainly have some truth in them as long as the conservation of some aspects of ectodermal or mesodermal segmentations in modern forms is concerned.’
  • ‘This emphasis on complexity has lead to delineations within the metazoans based on mesodermal features.’