embryonic area

n.

The area of the blastoderm on either side of, and immediately cephalic to, the primitive streak where the component cell layers have become thickened.

Nearby words

  1. embryonal carcinosarcoma,
  2. embryonal leukemia,
  3. embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma,
  4. embryonal tumor,
  5. embryonic,
  6. embryonic disk,
  7. embryonic membrane,
  8. embryonic shield,
  9. embryonic stem cell,
  10. embryonization


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