Organogenesis Crossword Puzzle

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  • ectoderm : germ layer which eventually gives rise to the epidermis and nervous system.
  • mesoderm : germ layer which eventually gives rise to the bones, dermis, and tissues.
  • endoderm : germ layer which eventually gives rise to the tissues that form internal structures and organs.
  • epidermal ectoderm : neurulation derivative of the ectoderm which gives rise to the epidermis.
  • neural plate ectoderm : neurulation derivative of the ectoderm which gives rise to the forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain, and spinal cord.
  • neural crest ectoderm : neurulation derivative of the ectoderm which gives rise to the peripheral nervous system.
  • forebrain : comprised of the telencephalon and diencephalon.
  • midbrain : comprised of the mesencephalon which gives rise to optical lobes.
  • hindbrain : comprised of the metencephalon and myelencephalon.
  • epimere : neurulation derivative of the mesoderm which gives rise to dermis and vertebral column.
  • mesomere : neurulation derivative of the mesoderm which gives rise to nephrotomes or kidney ducts.
  • hypomere : composed of the somatic and splanchnic derivatives.
  • splanchnic : hypomere derivative which gives rise to the heart and blood vessels.
  • somatic : hypomere derivative which gives rise to paired appendages and gonads.
  • foregut : neurul. derivative which gives rise to the mouth and esophagus.
  • midgut : neurul. derivative which gives rise to the stomach, liver, and gallbladder.
  • hindgut : neurul. derivative which gives rise to the urinary bladder and cloaca.