ooblast etymology

English word ooblast comes from English -blast (An immature cell or tissue.), English oo- (Relating to eggs or ova.)

Detailed word origin of ooblast

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-blast English (eng) An immature cell or tissue.
oo- English (eng) Relating to eggs or ova.
ooblast English (eng) (biology) A cell that develops into an ovum; a germinal epithelium giving rise to ova.

Words with the same origin as ooblast

Descendants of -blast
ameloblast ameloblastin ameloblastoma cardioblast cytotrophoblast embryoblast erythroblast haematoblast haemoblast hematoblast hepatoblastic hypoblastic idioblast leucoblast leukoblast macroblast megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic megaloblast monoblast odontoblast parablast retinoblast sarcoblast trophoblastic
Descendants of oo-
aboospore oocyan oocyst oofamily oogamy oogenesis oogenetic oogenus ooid ooidal oolite oolitic oologic oological oologist oology oophagy oophore oophorous oophyte oospecies oospore ootaxon oozooid