ectoblast

[ek-tuh-blast]

Origin of ectoblast

First recorded in 1860–65; ecto- + -blast
Related formsec·to·blas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ectoblast

ectoblast

noun
  1. another name for ectoderm, epiblast
Derived Formsectoblastic, adjective
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ectoblast in Medicine

ectoblast

[ĕktə-blăst′]
n.
  1. ectoderm
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