hypoblast definition

  • noun:
    • See endoderm.
    • a kind of tissue that forms from inner mobile mass and soon after is integrated in to the endoderm
    • The inner or reduced level associated with blastoderm; -- called additionally endoderm, entoderm, and sometimes hypoderm. See Illust. of blastoderm, delamination, and ectoderm.
    • In botany, the flat dorsal cotyledon of a grass.
    • In biology, the interior or substandard layer of cells associated with the embryo of metazoic creatures, creating the endoderm or innermost membrane layer: the opposite of epiblast: correlated with mesoblast.
    • the internal germ level that develops in to the liner regarding the digestion and respiratory methods

Related Sources

  • Definition for "hypoblast"
  • Sentence for "hypoblast"
  • Etymologically Related for "hypoblast"
89 votes

How would you define hypoblast?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!