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Relating to the ectoderm.
Synonym(s): ectodermic


Relating to the ectoderm.


(ek'to-derm?) [Gr. ektos, outside, + derma, skin]
The outer layer of cells in an embryo.
Synonym: epiblast See: endoderm; mesodermectodermalectodermic (ek?to-derm'al) (ek?to-derm'ik), adjective
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See: Craniofacial Disorders; Ectodermal Dysplasias; Growth Disorders; Hearing Impairments; Short Stature
Even though I accept their apology, I still hope that they donate to my cause or other organizations that connect with ectodermal dysplasia.
At the distal end of the nascent limb, the apical ectodermal ridge (AER) overlies mesenchymal tissue called the progress zone.
Preliminary trials of signaling factor supplementation with animals that have ectodermal dysplasia appear promising, while treatment options for the other genetic disorders still must be elucidated.
Thus, a diagnosis of Cronkhite-Canada syndrome was made, considering the characteristic ectodermal abnormalities on physical examination, endoscopic findings and histology.
If the patient is malnourished or dehydrated, has eczema, untreated Addison's disease, ectodermal dysplasia, certain types of glycogen storage disease or untreated hypothyroidism, false positive results may be obtained.
Dermoids are nonneoplastic, congenital ectodermal inclusion cysts that contain varying amounts of ectoderm derivatives to include apocrine, sweat, and sebaceous cysts as well as hair follicles, squamous epithelium, and possibly teeth.
4,5) Ectodermal tissues, however, are often predominant, and skin is commonplace.
Eight-year-old Hannah Harpin suffers from genetic disorder Ectodermal Dysplasia, which prevents her sweat glands from working.
It is a multi- system disorder primarily affecting ectodermal tissues such as skin, hair, nails, teeth, eyes and central nervous system.