ectoblast

[ ek-tuh-blast ]
/ ˈɛk təˌblæst /

noun Embryology.

the ectoderm.

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Origin of ectoblast

First recorded in 1860–65; ecto- + -blast

OTHER WORDS FROM ectoblast

ec·to·blas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ectoblast

ectoblast
/ (ˈɛktəʊˌblæst) /

noun

another name for ectoderm, epiblast

Derived forms of ectoblast

ectoblastic, adjective
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Medical definitions for ectoblast

ectoblast
[ ĕktə-blăst′ ]

n.

ectoderm
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