Ectoblast
Ectoblast Ec"to*blast, n. [Ecto- + Gr. ? bud, germ.] (Biol.) (a) The outer layer of the blastoderm; the epiblast; the ectoderm. (b) The outer envelope of a cell; the cell wall. --Agassiz. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • ectoblast — ECTOBLÁST s. (biol.) ectoderm. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime  ECTOBLÁST s.n. Ectoderm. [< fr. ectoblaste, cf. gr. ektos – în afară, blastos – vlăstar]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.02.2005. Sursa: DN  ECTOBLÁST s …   Dicționar Român

  • ectoblast — [ek′tō blast΄, ek′təblast΄] n. EPIBLAST …   English World dictionary

  • ectoblast — n. [Gr. ektos, outside; blastos, bud] The outer wall of a cell; ectoderm; epiblast …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ectoblast — ectoblastic, adj. /ek teuh blast /, n. Embryol. 1. the ectoderm. 2. epiblast. [1860 65; ECTO + BLAST] * * * …   Universalium

  • ectoblast — noun the outer layer of the blastoderm; the ectoderm or epiblast …   Wiktionary

  • ectoblast — 1. SYN: ectoderm. 2. As used by some experimental embryologists, the original outer cell layer from which the primary germ layers are formed; in this sense, synonymous with epiblast. 3. A cell wall. [ecto + G. blastos, germ] * * * ec·to·blast …   Medical dictionary

  • ectoblast — ec·to·blast || ektəʊblɑːst n. outer membrane of a cell; (Embryology) ectoderm, outer layer of cells which forms the epidermis and epidermal tissues …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ectoblast — ec·to·blast …   English syllables

  • ectoblast — /ˈɛktoʊblæst/ (say ektohblast), /ˈɛktə / (say ektuh ) noun the prospective ectoderm, before the separation of the germ layers. {ecto + blast} –ectoblastic /ɛktoʊˈblæstɪk/ (say ektoh blastik), /ɛktə / (say ektuh ), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • ectoblast — n. = ECTODERM. Derivatives: ectoblastic adj. * * * ectoblastic, adj. /ek teuh blast /, n. Embryol. 1. the ectoderm. 2. epiblast. [1860 65; ECTO + BLAST] * * * ecˈtoblast noun (Gr blastos a shoot or bud; biology) The outer layer of cells in a… …   Useful english dictionary

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