desmocranium

desmocranium

 [dez″mo-kra´ne-um]
the mass of mesoderm at the cranial end of the notochord in the early embryo, forming the earliest stage of the skull.

des·mo·cra·ni·um

(des'mō-krā'nē-ŭm), [TA]
The mesenchymal primordium of the cranium.

desmocranium

/des·mo·cra·ni·um/ (dez″mo-kra´ne-um) the mass of mesoderm at the cranial end of the notochord in the early embryo, forming the earliest stage of the skull.

des·mo·cra·ni·um

(des'mō-krā'nē-ŭm) [TA]
The mesenchymal primordium of the cranium.

desmocranium

the mass of mesoderm at the cranial end of the notochord in the early embryo, forming the earliest stage of the skull.