Parablast definition

părə-blăst
The nutritive yolk of a meroblastic egg.
noun
0
0
(embryology) The nutritive yolk of a meroblastic ovum.
noun
0
0
The portion of a mesoderm that gives rise to vascular and lymphatic tissues.
noun
0
0
The nutritive yolk of a meroblastic egg.
noun
0
0
(biology) A portion of the mesoblast (of peripheral origin) of the developing embryo, whose cells are involved in the formation of the first blood and blood vessels.

noun
0
0
Advertisement
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
noun
0
0

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
parablast
Plural:
parablasts

Origin of parablast

  • para- +"Ž -blast

    From Wiktionary