Periblast
Periblast Per"i*blast, a. [Gr. ? to grow around. See {Peri-}, and {-blast}.] (Biol.) The protoplasmic matter which surrounds the entoblast, or cell nucleus, and undergoes segmentation. -- {Per`i*blas"tic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • periblast — a thin membrane in Teleostei lying below the embryo and surrounding the yolk. An old term for the yolk syncytial layer …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • periblast — A specialized region of yolk surface immediately peripheral to the blastoderm in telolecithal eggs. [peri + G. blastos, germ] * * * peri·blast per ə .blast n the nucleated cytoplasmic layer surrounding the blastodisc of an egg undergoing… …   Medical dictionary

  • periblast — peri·blast …   English syllables

  • periblast — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Periblastic — Periblast Per i*blast, a. [Gr. ? to grow around. See {Peri }, and { blast}.] (Biol.) The protoplasmic matter which surrounds the entoblast, or cell nucleus, and undergoes segmentation. {Per i*blas tic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Periplast — Per i*plast, n. [Pref. peri + Gr. ? to mold, form.] (Biol.) Same as {Periblast}. {Per i*plas tic}, a. Huxley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Periplastic — Periplast Per i*plast, n. [Pref. peri + Gr. ? to mold, form.] (Biol.) Same as {Periblast}. {Per i*plas tic}, a. Huxley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypoblast — noun A type of tissue that forms from the inner cell mass and later is incorporated into the endoderm See Also: embryoblast, epiblast, periblast, trophoblast …   Wiktionary

  • periblastic — adjective see periblast …   Useful english dictionary

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