Definition of "germ-layer" [germ-layer]

  • (noun) In biology, any blastodermic membrane or blastoderm; any layer of cells, forming a membrane, which enters into the structure of a germ in its early stages.

Use "germ-layer" in a sentence

  • "Remak is the second great name in the history of the germ-layer theory."
  • "The honour of being the founder of the germ-layer theory is sometimes attributed to C.F. Wolff, notably by K├Âlliker and O. Hertwig."
  • "Baer did not attach any special morphological significance to the peritoneal lining of the body cavity, as is done in more modern forms of the germ-layer theory."

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