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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ectoblast  \Ec"to*blast\,  n.  [Ecto-  +  Gr  ?  bud,  germ.]  (Biol.) 
  a  The  outer  layer  of  the  blastoderm;  the  epiblast;  the 
  ectoderm. 
  b  The  outer  envelope  of  a  cell;  the  cell  wall.  --Agassiz. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ectoblast 
  n  :  the  outer  germ  layer  that  develops  into  skin  and  nervous 
  tissue  [syn:  {ectoderm}] 




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