Definitions for epiblastˈɛp əˌblæst
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the outer layer of a blastula that, after gastrulation, becomes the ectoderm
the outer layer of the blastoderm; the ectoderm. See Blastoderm, Delamination
Origin: [Pref. epi- + -blast.]
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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