ectomesenchyme

SYN: mesectoderm (2). [ecto- + G. mesos, middle, + enkyma, infusion]

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ec·to·mes·en·chyme (ec″to-mesґeng-kīm) mesenchyme originating from the ectoderm, particularly from the neural crest.

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