Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A stage of embryogenesis in vertebrate embryos that follows the differentiation of the mesoderm and in which the development of organs occurs. Organs are derived from five basic types of tissues: epithelilial, connective, blood, muscular, and nervous. See also blastula; gastrula; pharangula.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.