ectoderm

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Synonyms for ectoderm

the outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissue

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To say that derivatives of the embryonic ectoderm are involved means that the hair, nails, teeth, sweat glands, and other such structures are abnormally formed.
INTRODUCTION: The ectodermal dysplasia is a heterogeneous group of inherited disorders which can be defined as primary defects in the development of 2 or more tissues derived from embryonic ectoderm (1).