triploblastic

adjective
trip·​lo·​blas·​tic | \ ˌtri-plō-ˈbla-stik How to pronounce triploblastic (audio) \

Definition of triploblastic

: having three primary germ layers

First Known Use of triploblastic

circa 1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for triploblastic

Latin triplus + English -o- + -blastic

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The first known use of triploblastic was circa 1888

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“Triploblastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triploblastic. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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triploblastic

adjective
trip·​lo·​blas·​tic | \ ˌtrip-lō-ˈblas-tik How to pronounce triploblastic (audio) \

Medical Definition of triploblastic

: having three primary germ layers human beings are triploblastic organisms

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