Definition of endodermal in English:

endodermal

adjective

Embryology Zoology
  • See endoderm

    • ‘Neither ectodermal nor endodermal components were identified in the sections examined.’
    • ‘We still consider this a benign tumor because no endodermal sinus components were evident.’
    • ‘The most interesting and most perplexing question is how ectodermal glands can be derived from what has been thought to be endodermal and mesodermal derivatives.’
    • ‘Examination of the surgical specimen revealed findings characteristic of endodermal sinus tumor.’
    • ‘The tumor demonstrated predominantly mature ectodermal, mesodermal, and endodermal elements.’

Pronunciation

endodermal

/ɛnˈdəːm(ə)l/