[ par-uh-blast ]
/ ˈpær əˌblæst /
the nutritive yolk of a meroblastic ovum or egg.
Related formspar·a·blas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for parablast
/ (ˈpærəˌblæst) /
the yolk of an egg, such as a hen's egg, that undergoes meroblastic cleavage
Derived Formsparablastic, adjective
Word Origin for parablast
C19: from para- 1 + -blast
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Medicine definitions for parablast
[ păr′ə-blăst′ ]
The nutritive yolk of a meroblastic egg.
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