epiblast

noun
epi·​blast | \ ˈe-pə-ˌblast How to pronounce epiblast (audio) \

Definition of epiblast

: the outer layer of the blastoderm : ectoderm

Other Words from epiblast

epiblastic \ ˌe-​pə-​ˈbla-​stik How to pronounce epiblastic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of epiblast

1875, in the meaning defined above

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epiblast

noun
epi·​blast | \ ˈep-ə-ˌblast How to pronounce epiblast (audio) \

Medical Definition of epiblast

: the outer layer of the blastoderm : ectoderm

Other Words from epiblast

epiblastic \ ˌep-​ə-​ˈblas-​tik How to pronounce epiblastic (audio) \ adjective

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