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hypoblast

[hahy-puh-blast] /ˈhaɪ pəˌblæst/
noun, Embryology
1.
the endoderm.
2.
the cells entering into the inner layer of a young gastrula, capable of becoming endoderm and, to a certain extent, mesoderm.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; hypo- + -blast
Related forms
hypoblastic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypoblastic

hypoblast

/ˈhaɪpəˌblæst/
noun
1.
(embryol) Also called endoblast. the inner layer of an embryo at an early stage of development that becomes the endoderm at gastrulation
2.
a less common name for endoderm
Derived Forms
hypoblastic, adjective
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hypoblastic in Medicine

hypoblast hy·po·blast (hī'pə-blāst')
n.
See endoderm.


hy'po·blas'tic adj.
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