protoblast

noun
pro·​to·​blast | \ ˈprōtəˌblast\

Definition of protoblast

1 : a naked cell without a cell wall
2 : a blastomere of the segmenting egg that is the parent cell of a definite part or organ

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Other Words from protoblast

protoblastic \ ¦⸗⸗¦blastik \ adjective

History and Etymology for protoblast

International Scientific Vocabulary prot- + -blast; probably originally formed in German

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