Diploblastic Dip`lo*blas"tic, a. [Gr. ? doublet + -blast + -ic.] (Biol.) Characterizing the ovum when it has two primary germinal layers. [1913 Webster]

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  • diploblastic — [dip΄lō blas′tik, dip΄ləblas′tik] adj. Zool. of or pertaining to a body with only two cellular layers, the ectoderm and the endoderm …   English World dictionary

  • diploblastic — adjective Date: circa 1885 having two germ layers used of an embryo or lower invertebrate that lacks a true mesoderm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diploblastic — adj. [Gr. diploos, twofold; blastos, bud] Having two embryonic germ layers, ectoderm and endoderm …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • diploblastic — /dip leuh blas tik/, adj. having two germ layers, the ectoderm and endoderm, as the embryos of sponges and coelenterates. [1880 85; DIPLO + BLAST + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • diploblastic — adjective Having two embryonic germ layers (the ectoderm and the endoderm) See Also: diploblasty …   Wiktionary

  • diploblastic — Formed of two germ layers. [diplo + G. blastos, germ] * * * dip·lo·blas·tic blas tik adj having two germ layers used of an embryo that lacks a true mesoderm * * * dip·lo·blas·tic (dip″lo blasґtik) [diplo + blast + ic] made up of two germ… …   Medical dictionary

  • diploblàstic — di|plo|blàs|tic Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • diploblastic — adj. having two germ layers (Embryology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diploblastic — dip·lo·blas·tic …   English syllables

  • diploblastic — dip•lo•blas•tic [[t]ˌdɪp ləˈblæs tɪk[/t]] adj. ivt having two embryological germ layers, the ectoderm and endoderm, as in cnidarians • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

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