mesectoderm etymology

English word mesectoderm comes from English meso-, English ectoderm

Detailed word origin of mesectoderm

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
meso- English (eng) (chemistry) Designating an achiral member of a group of diastereoisomers that has at least one chiral member. Intermediate. Middle.
ectoderm English (eng) (biology) Outermost of the three tissue layers in the embryo of a metazoan animal. Through development, it will produce the epidermis (skin) and nervous system of the adult.
mesectoderm English (eng) The region involved in the separation of mesoderm and ectoderm.

Words with the same origin as mesectoderm

Descendants of meso-
age ageism ageless agelessness agewise mesobuccal mesohabitat mesometeorology mesometritis mesomorphic meson mesopharynx mesophyll mesopuncture mesosalpinx mesosphere mesostatic muon overage period postage teen teenager underage
Descendants of ectoderm
ectomorph ectomorphic