from The Century Dictionary.
- In embryology, of or pertaining to the outer and the inner layer of a gastrula: specifically said of the line of primitive juncture of the ectoderm and endoderm circumscribing the mouth of a gastrula. Also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Biol.) Relating to, or connected with, the two primitive germ layers, the ectoderm and ectoderm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective biology Relating to, or connected with, the two
primitive germ layers, the ectodermand endoderm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Ancient Greek ecto- + endo- + -al
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word ectental.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.