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germinal disk

noun, Embryology.
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First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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germinal disk in Medicine

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

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