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somatopleure

Saltos de línea: som¦ato|pleure
Pronunciación: /ˌsəʊmətə(ʊ)ˈplʊə
 
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Definición de somatopleure en inglés:

sustantivo

Embryology
A layer of tissue in a vertebrate embryo comprising the ectoderm and the outer layer of mesoderm, and giving rise to the amnion, chorion, and part of the body wall. Often contrasted with splanchnopleure.
Example sentences
  • Outside the amniotic ectoderm is a thin layer of mesoderm, which is continuous with that of the somatopleure and is connected by the body-stalk with the mesodermal lining of the chorion.
  • Simultaneously, rapid growth causes the embryo to fold laterally, resulting in the somatopleure layers folding in laterally to enclose the gut.
  • The somatopleure, which is close to the ectoderm, is involved in the formation of the lateral and ventral walls of the embryo.

Origen

late 19th century: from somato- 'of the body' + Greek pleura 'side'.

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