embryonic disk

noun

Definition of embryonic disk

  1. 1a :  blastodiscb :  blastoderm

  2. 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


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embryonic disk

noun
variants: or

embryonic disc

Medical Definition of embryonic disk

  1. 1a:  blastodiscb:  blastoderm

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


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