Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of an epiblast.
- adj. of, or relating to the epiblast
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Biol.) Of or relating to, or consisting of, the epiblast.
“Gastrula: that embryonic stage resembling a sac, with an outer layer of epiblastic cells and an inner layer of hypoblastic cells.”
“In the masses of somatic mesoblast on either side, a longitudinal canal appears, which, in the torpedo, a fish related to the dog-fish, and in the rabbit, and possibly in all other cases, is epiblastic in origin.”
“An epiblastic tucking-in at st., the stomodaeum pre-figures the mouth; pr., the proctodaeum, is a similar posterior invagination which will become the anus.”
“But it also involves him in a belief in the rigidity of chemical reactions; and we are entitled to ask for an explanation of the identical behaviour of the chemical reaction in connection with epiblastic and mesoblastic cells -- both pure chemical compounds _ex hypothesi_ and, as far as we can tell from their normal behaviour, widely differing from one another.”
“Now the lens is an epiblastic structure, and the iris is mesoblastic.”
“At the very least, our data suggest that somehow epiblastic cells pull the matrix toward the midline, rather than crawl across it.”
“The two datasets represent distinct means of computing the motion of a sub-epiblastic extracellular matrix constituent.”
“In other words, the time-lapse data show that the motion of the SE ECM is very similar to the epiblastic cellular motion pattern.”
“There is no evidence that mesoblastic tissues can be converted into those of the epiblastic or hypoblastic type, or vice versa_. "[”
“Electron microscopy and immunofluorescence studies demonstrated decades ago the presence of a nascent basement membrane-like structure, which we refer to as the sub-epiblastic ECM (SE ECM), containing, at least, fibronectin (FN) [”
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