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germinal disk

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noun Embryology.
  1. blastodisk.

Origin of germinal disk

First recorded in 1875–80
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germinal disk in Medicine

germinal disk

  1. A flattened, disklike region of cells from which the embryo develops in the fertilized ovum of many vertebrate species.embryonic disk
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