Definition of Germinal area

1. Noun. A layer of cells on the inside of the blastula.

Exact synonyms: Blastoderm, Blastodisc, Germinal Disc
Generic synonyms: Layer
Derivative terms: Blastodermatic, Blastodermic

Medical Definition of Germinal area

1. Area germinativa, the place in the blastoderm where the embryo begins to be formed. Synonym: germinal disk. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Germinal Area

germinal area (current term)
germinal cell
germinal centre
germinal centre kinase
germinal centre of Flemming
germinal disc
germinal discs
germinal disk
germinal disks
germinal epithelium
germinal localization
germinal matrix
germinal membrane

Literary usage of Germinal area

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1. A Laboratory Text-book of Embryology by Charles Sedgwick Minot (1910)
"The slide is now to be laid flat on the table and the germinal area spread ... Most of the germinal area is dark, the transmission of light being stopped by ..."

2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"germinal area. 4. Place where the blastoderm in just divided into its two layers. out laterally into the space between the epiblast and hypoblast to form ..."

3. Outlines of Physiology, Human and Comparative by John Marshall (1868)
"First, the germinal area or disc increases in size or thickness, ... As the germinal area enlarges, it presents a central transparent region, ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1898)
"H. Hypoblast layer of germinal area. ... H B. Hypoblast layer of the more advanced germinal area. S. Spermatozoa imbedded in ..."

5. Human embryology by Charles Sedgwick Minot (1897)
"The vasculosa does not reach to the outer be ary of the germinal area, so that the region of the blood-vess inclosed in a ring which is known as the urea ..."

6. Anatomy of the brain and spinal cord with special reference to mechanism and by Harris Ellett Santee (1907)
"germinal area. b. Neural groove, c. Primitive streak. B. Later stage, a. germinal area. b. ... Section through area B along line ba germinal area. b. ..."

7. The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity: Considered from by George Sumner Huntington (1903)
"This is known as the germinal area, от primitive blastoderm or embryonic ... The entire future individual develops from the cells of the germinal area. ..."

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