Definitions for epiblastˈɛp əˌblæst

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  1. epiblast(Noun)

    the outer layer of a blastula that, after gastrulation, becomes the ectoderm

Webster Dictionary

  1. Epiblast(noun)

    the outer layer of the blastoderm; the ectoderm. See Blastoderm, Delamination

  2. Origin: [Pref. epi- + -blast.]


  1. Epiblast

    In amniote animal embryology, the epiblast is a tissue type derived either from the blastodisc in reptiles or the inner cell mass of the blastocyst in mammals. It lies above the hypoblast.

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