What does hypoblast mean?

Definitions for hypoblastˈhaɪ pəˌblæst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endoderm, entoderm, endoblast, entoblast, hypoblast(noun)

    the inner germ layer that develops into the lining of the digestive and respiratory systems


  1. hypoblast(Noun)

    A type of tissue that forms from the inner cell mass and later is incorporated into the endoderm

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hypoblast(noun)

    the inner or lower layer of the blastoderm; -- called also endoderm, entoderm, and sometimes hypoderm. See Illust. of Blastoderm, Delamination, and Ectoderm

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


  1. Hypoblast

    The hypoblast is a tissue type that forms from the inner cell mass. It lies beneath the epiblast and consists of small cuboidal cells. Extraembryonic endoderm is derived from the epiblast which displaces the hypoblast cells. The absence of hypoblast results in multiple primitive streaks in chicken embryos.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypoblast in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypoblast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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