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endodermal

[-dur′məl]
Etymology: Gk, endon, within, derma, skin
pertaining to the inner of the three layers of the embryo and the epithelial lining of the respiratory system, the digestive tract, and other tissues. Also spelled entodermal. See also endoderm.

endoderm

(en'do-derm) [? + derma, skin]
The innermost of the three primary germ layers of a developing embryo. It gives rise to the epithelium of the digestive tract and its associated glands, the respiratory organs, bladder, vagina, and urethra.
Synonym: hypoblastendodermal (-derm'al), adjective

endodermal

pertaining to or emanating from endoderm.

endodermal sinus tumor
see yolk sac tumor.
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Crump determined that in zebrafish the endodermal cells formed tissue that acted as a kind of scaffolding for the development of bone, muscle and nerve tissue in a very focused part of its head.
This organizer is constructed through several successive steps: initially, the endodermal organizer -Nieuwkoop center sends signals to specific cells of the dorsal marginal zone into prechordal head mesoderm.
Each can induce endodermal cells to become pancreatic, says Melton.
In vitro studies reveal that ELA cells differentiate into tissues of ectodermal, mesodermal, and endodermal origins, and in vivo studies demonstrate that ELA cells harbor a significant osteogenic differentiation capacity.
1-Methoxy-canthin-6-one induces c-Jun NH2-terminal kinase-dependent apoptosis and synergizes with tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligancl activity in human neoplastic cells of hematopoietic or endodermal origin.
Also known as endodermal sinus tumors, YSTs represent 3 to 5% of pediatric malignancies (1,2) and are malignant germ cell tumors that produce alpha-fetoprotein (AFP).
These include dysgerminoma, endodermal sinus tumor, and immature teratoma.
The epithelium of the prostate is from the endodermal urogenital sinus, and the epithelium of the SV is from the Wolffian duct.
Other than this, cell wall of the endodermal cell layer act as a barrier for apoplastic diffusion into the vascular system (Lee et al.
Dermoid type cysts contain skin appendages whereas teratoids contain epithelium lined mesodermal or endodermal elements such as bone, teeth, muscle, mucous membrane (2).
Aquaporins exist in root cortical and endodermal cells and help generate or resolve pressure of water flow (Vandeleur et al.
Cytogenetic analysis of childhood endodermal sinus tumors: a Pediatric Oncology Group study.