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Definition of the noun ectoblast

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noun - plural: ectoblasts

  1. the outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissue
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of ectoblast: ectoderm / exoderm
    • more generic term: germ layer = any of the 3 layers of cells differentiated in embryos following gastrulation
    • more specific term: neural tube = a tube of ectodermal tissue in the embryo from which the brain and spinal cord develop

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Google previewContributions to the Natural History of the United States of America: pt. III. Embryology of the turtle. 1857 (1857)

by Louis Agassiz

An incipient ectoblast is a homo2 Since the word nucleus implies a body around which something condenses, and nothing of the kind takes place here, the name mesoblast is certainly a much preferable designation for that part of the cell ...

Google previewGreen's encyclopedia and dictionary of medicine and surgery (1907)

by John William Ballantyne

forms part of many compound words, and signifies without or external ; thus ectoblast is the outer layer of a cell, ectoderm is the outer layer of the blastodermic vesicle or the epiblast, ectomere is one of the ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

HTsaxf-IT Ectoblast. The outer cell-layer or ectoderm. afè:RS, HTS RR Ectocardia . A displacement of the heart; ectopia cordis; exocardia. afs;zaar, gaa at RITESR Ectocervix. The portion of the canal of the uterine cervix. afei. Igitat Ectoderm.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2017)

by M. Abercrombie

ECTODERM (ECTOBLAST, EPIBLAST). Superficial germ-layer of animal embryo, developing mainly into epidermis, nervous tissue, and nephridia (when present). Term is usually applied to the germ-layer while it is still a distinctly demarcated ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

ectoblast ectopic 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] ec-to-car-dia (ek-to-kar'de-ä) Congenital displacement of the heart.

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2017)

by Denise Tiran

ectoblast See ECTODERM. ectocervix part of cervix protruding into vagina.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

ecto-, prefix meaning 'outsiGe': ectoblast, ectocolon, ectodermal. ectocytic eNމtۑsitމiN >*N, ektos, outsiGe, kytos, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

ectoblast [ek'to-blast] the ectoderm.

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

li ectoblast BR 'ekto(C5)bla:st, -s AM 'ekto ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

ectoblast (ek' -to-blast ): ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

ectoderm (ectoblast, epiblast) : The outermost layer of tissue in a developing animal embryo which will eventually become the skin and/ or other outer surface of the organism, the outermost parts of the nervous system, ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Ectoblast, ek'-to-blast. The outer cell-layer or ectoderm. Ectocardia, ek-to-kar'-de- ah. A displacement of the heart. Ectochoroi'dea. The outer layer of the choroid. Ectocornea, ek-to-kor'-ne-ah. The outer corneal layer. Ectoderm, ek'-to-derm.

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

ectoblast n. [Gr. ektos, outside; blastos, bud] The outer wall of a cell; ectoderm; epiblast. ectochone n. [Gr. ektos, outside; chone, funnelshaped hollow] (PORIF) A funnel- shaped ...

Google previewA New Pronouncing Dictionary of Medicine (1892)

Being a Voluminous and Exhaustive Hand-book of Medical and Scientific Terminology by John Marie Keating, Henry Hamilton, John Chalmers Da Costa, Frederick A. Packard

ECTOBLAST— EDULCORATION. EFFERENT— ELCOSIS. ELECTIVE— ELECTROTONUS. ELECTUARY— EMACIATION. 277 Ebulli'tion. Production of vapor at boiling-point ; the motion of water boiling on a fire.

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

ectoblast (ek'tó-blast") secto- + -blast] 1 .

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