Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

hypoblast

[hahy-puh-blast]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun Embryology.
  1. the endoderm.
  2. the cells entering into the inner layer of a young gastrula, capable of becoming endoderm and, to a certain extent, mesoderm.

Origin of hypoblast

First recorded in 1820–30; hypo- + -blast
Related formshy·po·blas·tic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for hypoblast

Historical Examples


British Dictionary definitions for hypoblast

hypoblast

noun
  1. Also called: endoblast embryol the inner layer of an embryo at an early stage of development that becomes the endoderm at gastrulation
  2. a less common name for endoderm
Derived Formshypoblastic, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

hypoblast in Medicine

hypoblast

(hīpə-blăst′)
n.
  1. endoderm
Related formshy′po•blastic adj.