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synonyms for ectoderm

  • fur
  • leather
  • skin
  • wool
  • crust
  • epidermis
  • felt
  • fleece
  • hide
  • husk
  • integument
  • membrane
  • pelage
  • pellicle
  • pelt
  • rind
  • scale
  • shell
  • peltry
  • protective covering
  • scarfskin
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How to use ectoderm in a sentence

The terms ectoderm and entoderm were introduced by Allman in 1853 for the two cell-layers in the Hydrozoa.
FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
Ontogeny teaches unmistakably that its elementary organs, the epidermic cells, develop entirely from the ectoderm.
THE WONDERS OF LIFEERNST HAECKEL
Amongst other structures which arise from the important layer of ectoderm are the teeth.
EMBRYOLOGYGERALD R. LEIGHTON
The skin corresponds with the ectoderm of Hydra, although it is a vastly more complicated affair.
STORIES OF THE UNIVERSE: ANIMAL LIFEB. LINDSAY
In the typical invertebrate eye, on the contrary, the retinal cells are differentiated from the external ectoderm.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
Later, in front of the primitive streak, a thickened band of ectoderm appears, broadening out posteriorly.
EMBRYOLOGYGERALD R. LEIGHTON
But perhaps the most remarkable of all is the list of structures which take their origin from the ectoderm of the embryo (see A).
EMBRYOLOGYGERALD R. LEIGHTON
The first part to appear is a portion of the inner ear, which shows itself as a round, hollowing of the ectoderm.
EMBRYOLOGYGERALD R. LEIGHTON
In yet others it is partly derived from endoderm and partly from ectoderm (primitive streak of amniotic Vertebrates).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
It is also sometimes formed from ectoderm, as in the Vertebrata at the nerve crest and other places.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ECTODERM

  • crust
  • ectoderm
  • epidermis
  • felt
  • fleece
  • fur
  • hide
  • husk
  • integument
  • leather
  • membrane
  • pelage
  • pellicle
  • pelt
  • peltry
  • protective covering
  • rind
  • scale
  • scarfskin
  • shell
  • skin
  • wool
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