placode


placode

noun Embryology.

  1. a local thickening of the endoderm in the embryo, that usually constitutes the primordium of a specific structure or organ.

n.

  1. An area of thickening in the embryonic epithelial layer from which some organ or structure later develops.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

37 queries 1.871