ooblast

ooblast

 [o´o-blast]
a primordial cell from which an oocyte (ovum) ultimately develops.

ooblast

/oo·blast/ (o´o-blast) a primordial cell from which an oocyte ultimately develops.

ooblast

[ō′əblast]
Etymology: Gk, oon, egg, blastos, germ
a female germ cell from which a mature ovum is developed.

ooblast

(1) The embryonic cell from which oocytes develop. 
(2) Oogonium.

ooblast

a primitive cell from which an ovum ultimately develops.