Definition of hypoblast in English:

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hypoblast

Pronunciation: /ˈhīpəˌblast/

noun

Biology
Former term for endoderm.
Example sentences
  • The prospective endoderm displaces the hypoblast and the mesoderm forms a layer between ectoderm and endoderm.
  • Why is the origin of mesoderm from hypoblast in some groups not regarded as a secondary adaptation?
  • Why then, asks Balfour, are hypoblast and epiblast continuous?

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Syllabification: hy·po·blast

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