What does epiblast mean?

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Epiblast

    ep′i-blast, n. Same as Ectoderm.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of epiblast in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of epiblast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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