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Germ Layers

"Germ Layers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
The three primary germinal layers (ECTODERM; ENDODERM; and MESODERM) developed during GASTRULATION that provide tissues and body plan of a mature organism. They derive from two early layers, hypoblast and epiblast.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Germ Layers" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Germ Layers" was a major or minor topic of these publication.