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diploblastic

[ dip-luh-blas-tik ]
/ ˌdɪp ləˈblæs tɪk /
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adjective
having two germ layers, the ectoderm and endoderm, as the embryos of sponges and coelenterates.

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Origin of diploblastic

First recorded in 1880–85; diplo- + -blast + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for diploblastic

diploblastic
/ (ˌdɪpləʊˈblæstɪk) /

adjective
(of jellyfish, corals, and other coelenterates) having a body developed from only two germ layers (ectoderm and endoderm)Compare triploblastic
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