blastodisc


blas·to·disc

noun \ˈblas-tə-ˌdisk\

Definition of BLASTODISC

:  the embryo-forming portion of an egg with discoidal cleavage usually appearing as a small disc on the upper surface of the yolk mass — see egg illustration

First Known Use of BLASTODISC

circa 1881

blas·to·disc

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLASTODISC

: the embryo-forming portion of an egg with discoidal cleavage usually appearing as a small disc on the upper surface of the yolk mass

Variants of BLASTODISC

blas·to·disc or blas·to·disk \ˈblas-tə-ˌdisk\

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