[ blas-tuh-disk ]
/ ˈblæs təˌdɪsk /
the blastula that forms as a flattened sphere on top of the yolk in the yolk-laden eggs of birds and reptiles.
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British Dictionary definitions for blastodisc
/ (ˈblæstəʊˌdɪsk) /
another name for blastoderm
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Medical definitions for blastodisc
The disk of active cytoplasm at the animal pole of a telolecithal egg.
The blastoderm, especially in very early stages when its extent is small.
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