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inner cell mass (redirected from embryoblast)
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inner cell mass[¦in·ər ′sel ‚mas]
The cells at the animal pole of a blastocyst which give rise to the embryo and certain extraembryonic membranes.
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At the stage of 8 blastomeres, the blastocyst divides into embryoblast
The blastocyst, the structure common to all the mammals, is composed of the embryoblast
and the trophoblast .
After fertilization the human blastocyst is embedded in the endometrium which is composed of trophoblast and embryoblast
. The trophoblast with maternal origin differentiates into cytotrophoblast and syncytiotrophoblast.