A layer of cells produced during the process of gastrulation during the early development of the animal embryo, which is distinct from other such layers of cells, as an early step of cell differentiation. The three types of germ layers are the endoderm, ectoderm, and mesoderm. [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/203 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germ_layer ]

Synonyms: germinal layer

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uberon_slim, vertebrate_core

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Classically the germ layers are ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm. Alternatively: primary = ectoderm, endoderm; secondary=mesoderm; tertiary=dorsal mesoderm, NC[https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/wiki/The-neural-crest]

has broad synonym

embryonic tissue

has narrow synonym

primary germ layer

has related synonym

embryonic germ layers

embryonic germ layer

homology notes

The Bilateria are triploblastic (with true endoderm, mesoderm, and ectoderm) (...).[well established][VHOG]

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UBERON:0000923

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