- having two germ layers, the ectoderm and endoderm, as the embryos of sponges and coelenterates.
Origin of diploblastic
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A diploblastic condition of the organism preceded, as we have seen, the triploblastic.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
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- (of jellyfish, corals, and other coelenterates) having a body developed from only two germ layers (ectoderm and endoderm)Compare triploblastic
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- Derived from two embryonic germ layers, the ectoderm and the endoderm. Used of invertebrates such as sponges and coelenterates.
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