of a germinating embryo: blastoderm, blastogenesis
Origin of blasto-see -blast
Bud; germ; budding; germination: blastocyst.
Origin of blasto-From Greek blastos bud, germ of unknown origin
From Ancient Greek βλαστός (blastos, “a germ, bud, sprout, shoot”), from βλαστάνειν (blastanein, “to bud, sprout, grow, properly of plants, but also of animals”).