hypoblast

[ hahy-puh-blast ]
/ ˈhaɪ pəˌblæst /
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noun Embryology.

the endoderm.
the cells entering into the inner layer of a young gastrula, capable of becoming endoderm and, to a certain extent, mesoderm.

Nearby words

  1. hypobaric,
  2. hypobarism,
  3. hypobaropathy,
  4. hypobasis,
  5. hypobetalipoproteinemia,
  6. hypobranchial,
  7. hypocalcemia,
  8. hypocalcification,
  9. hypocapnia,
  10. hypocaust

Origin of hypoblast

First recorded in 1820–30; hypo- + -blast

Related formshy·po·blas·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for hypoblast

hypoblast

/ (ˈhaɪpəˌblæst) /

noun

Also called: endoblast embryol the inner layer of an embryo at an early stage of development that becomes the endoderm at gastrulation
a less common name for endoderm
Derived Formshypoblastic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for hypoblast

hypoblast

[ hīpə-blăst′ ]

n.

endoderm
Related formshy′po•blastic adj.


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