What organs does the mesoderm give rise to?

1 Answer
Mar 3, 2015

1) Mesoderm

a) Notochord
i) Notochord

b) Epimere (somites)

i) Sclerotome
- Vertebrae and ribs
ii) Myotome
- Most skeletal muscles
iii) Dermatome
- Dermis

c) Mesomere
i) Kidney
ii) Urogenital ducts

d) Hypomere:
i) Somatic
- Appendicular skeleton
- Peritoneum
- Gonads

ii) Splanchnic
- Heart, vessels
- Smooth muscle of the digestive tract