Definition of Entoblast

1. Noun. The inner germ layer that develops into the lining of the digestive and respiratory systems.

Exact synonyms: Endoblast, Endoderm, Entoderm, Hypoblast
Generic synonyms: Germ Layer

Definition of Entoblast

1. n. The inner germ layer; endoderm. See Nucleolus.

Definition of Entoblast

1. Noun. Any of the embryonic blastomeres that develop into the endoderm ¹

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Definition of Entoblast

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Medical Definition of Entoblast

1. The inner germ layer; endoderm. See Nucleolus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Entoblast

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1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"The columnar entoblast forming its dorsal wall is found to be much thickened and many layered ... Posteriorly the crescent entoblast is continuous with the ..."

2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1907)
"46, 47, Mp). From the anterior ends of these bands oval masses are cut off that are the mesoblastic somites (Fig. 48). IV. entoblast. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"The rest of the primitive entoblast was said to form the endo- derm. According to Goette, a central chord of mesoderm in the mid-dorsal region of the embryo ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1908)
"... entoblast originates digestive and assimilative parts, from the mesoblast come the reproductive cells; these are cardinal distinctions that seem to hold ..."

5. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1896)
"B, The entoblast at a more advanced stage, ... From the entoblast arise all the organs of the body but the sub-cuticle and the associated ..."

6. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures: A Textbook by Theodor Billroth (1890)
"... the entoblast, and the parietal and visceral layers of the mesoblast. ... and entoblast are tirst formed, and are the two primary limiting layers of the ..."

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