somatic mesoderm


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mesoderm

 [mez´o-derm]
the middle of the three primary germ layers of the embryo, lying between the ectoderm and entoderm; from it are derived the connective tissue, bone, cartilage, muscle, blood and blood vessels, lymphatics, lymphoid organs, notochord, pleura, pericardium, peritoneum, kidneys, and gonads. adj., adj mesoder´mal, mesoder´mic.
somatic mesoderm the outer layer of the developing mesoderm.
splanchnic mesoderm the inner layer of the developing mesoderm.

so·mat·ic mes·o·derm

the mesoderm adjacent to the ectoderm in the early embryo, after formation of the intraembryonic celom; the limbs and body wall are derived, in part, from it.

somatic mesoderm

a MESODERM with its embryonic origin on either side of the NOTOCHORD. It develops into
  1. (a) a series of blocks of SOMITES from which are derived MYOTOMES,
  2. (b) mesenchyme which forms connective tissue and
  3. (c) the vertebral column.

mesoderm

the middle of the three primary germ layers of the embryo, lying between the ectoderm and entoderm; from it are derived the connective tissue, bone, cartilage, muscle, blood and blood vessels, lymphatics, lymphoid organs, notochord, pleura, pericardium, peritoneum, kidneys and gonads.

extraembryonic mesoderm
located outside the developing embryo and forming its accessory organs.
paraxial mesoderm
adjacent to the mid line beneath the epiblast of the embryo which develop into somites.
somatic mesoderm
the outer layer of the developing mesoderm.
splanchnic mesoderm
the inner layer of the developing mesoderm.