epiblast

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noun epi·blast \ˈe-pə-ˌblast\

Definition of epiblast

  1. :  the outer layer of the blastoderm :  ectoderm

epiblastic

play \ˌe-pə-ˈbla-stik\ adjective

First Known Use of epiblast

1875


Medical Dictionary

epiblast

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noun epi·blast \ˈep-ə-ˌblast\

Medical Definition of epiblast

  1. :  the outer layer of the blastoderm :  ectoderm

epiblastic

\ˌep-ə-ˈblas-tik\play adjective

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