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lateral plate mesoderm

 

Definition: the peripheral portion of intraembryonic mesoderm that is continuous with the extraembryonic mesoderm beyond the margins of the embryonic disc; it forms the somatic and splanchnic mesoderm between which develops the intraembryonic celom.

Synonym(s): lateral mesoderm

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