epimyocardium

epimyocardium
\\|epə̇, |epē+\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from epi- + myocardium
: the undifferentiated splanchnic mesodermal layer of the embryonic heart that subsequently differentiates into myocardium and epicardium

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epimyocardial, adj.
/ep'euh muy'euh kahr"dee euhm/, n., pl. epimyocardia /-dee euh/. Embryol.
the outer, mesodermal layer of the embryonic heart, which develops into the epicardium and the myocardium.
[EPI- + MYOCARDIUM]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • epimyocardium — epimyocardial, adj. /ep euh muy euh kahr dee euhm/, n., pl. epimyocardia / dee euh/. Embryol. the outer, mesodermal layer of the embryonic heart, which develops into the epicardium and the myocardium. [EPI + MYOCARDIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • epimyocardium — epi·myo·car·di·um .ep ə .mī ə kärd ē əm n, pl dia ē ə the undifferentiated splanchnic mesodermal layer of the embryonic heart that subsequently differentiates into myocardium and epicardium …   Medical dictionary

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  • cardiac jelly — noun : a layer of resilient jellylike material lying between the cardiac endothelium and the epimyocardium in the early development of the vertebrate heart …   Useful english dictionary

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