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embryonic disk

noun

Definition of EMBRYONIC DISK

1
a :  blastodisc
b :  blastoderm
2
:  the part of the inner cell mass of a blastocyst from which the embryo of a placental mammal develops —called also embryonic shield

First Known Use of EMBRYONIC DISK

circa 1938

embryonic disk

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EMBRYONIC DISK

1
a :  blastodisc b :  blastoderm
2
:  the part of the inner cell mass of a blastocyst from which the embryo of a placental mammal develops—called also embryonic shield

Variants of EMBRYONIC DISK

embryonic disk or embryonic disc

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