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a combining form meaning “having a given type or number of buds, cells, or cell layers,” or “undergoing a given type of development,” as specified by the initial element: holoblastic.
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Medical definitions for -blastic
Having a specified number or kind of formative elements such as buds, germs, cells, or cell layers:epiblastic.
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