embryoblast


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em·bry·o·blast

(em'brē-ō-blast'),
The mass of cells at the embryonic pole of the blastocyst that forms the embryo and some extraembryonic or adnexal tissues.
Synonym(s): inner cell mass
[embryo- + G. blastos, germ]

embryoblast

/em·bryo·blast/ (em´bre-o-blast″) inner cell mass; an aggregation of cells at the embryonic pole of the blastocyst, destined to form the embryo proper.

em·bry·o·blast

(em'brē-ō-blast)
The cells at the embryonic pole of the blastocyst concerned with formation of the embryo per se.
Synonym(s): inner cell mass.
[embryo- + G. blastos, germ]