lateral plate defined in 1951 yearlateral plate - lateral plate;
lateral plate - Mesoderm on lateral and ventral sides of vertebrate embryos. Unsegmented (Compare with: Somitic Mesoderm). Within it the perivisceral coelom arises. Forms peritoneum, smooth muscle of gut, heart, pericardium, muscle and bone of tetrapod limb, etc.
near lateral plate in Knolik
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