ectoblast


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ectoblast

 [ek´to-blast]
the ectoderm.

ec·to·blast

(ek'tō-blast),
1.
See also: epiblast. Synonym(s): 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.
See also: epiblast.
3. A cell wall.
[ecto- + G. blastos, germ]

ectoblast

/ec·to·blast/ (ek´to-blast)
2. an external membrane; a cell wall.

ec·to·blast

(ek'tō-blast)
1. Synonym(s): 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 protoderm.
3. A cell wall.
[ecto- + G. blastos, germ]

ectoblast

see ECTODERM.

ectoblast

the ectoderm.