blastoderm

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Synonyms for blastoderm

a layer of cells on the inside of the blastula

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Brood capsules and protoscoleces bud from the germinal membrane.
Elective endocystectomy was performed 6 months after discharge with histology showing no viable germinal membrane or protoscolices.
Histopathologic examination of the cyst revealed the characteristic germinal membrane of an Echinococcus granulosus (dog tapeworm) cyst, with multiple polypoid daughter embryos containing inverted scolices with hooklets (Figure 2).