epiblast

noun

epi·​blast ˈe-pə-ˌblast How to pronounce epiblast (audio)
: the outer layer of the blastoderm : ectoderm
epiblastic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of epiblast was in 1875

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“Epiblast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epiblast. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

epiblast

noun
epi·​blast ˈep-ə-ˌblast How to pronounce epiblast (audio)
: the outer layer of the blastoderm : ectoderm
epiblastic adjective
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