triploblastic

[trip-loh-blas-tik]

Origin of triploblastic

1885–90; < Greek tripló(os) threefold + blastikós budding. See tri-, -fold, -blast, -ic
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triploblastic

adjective
  1. (of all multicellular animals except coelenterates) having a body developed from all three germ layersCompare diploblastic

Word Origin for triploblastic

C19: from triplo- threefold (from Greek triploos) + -blast
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