histoblast


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histoblast

(ˈhɪstəˌblɑːst; ˈhɪstəˌblæst)
n
(Biology) histology an embryonic cell that forms tissue
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First instar, arrows indicate the egg-burster (A and B); the last instar is characterized by the presence of a completely formed gill histoblast (C).
The novel abdominal appendage in male sepsid flies (Diptera: Sepsidae) has a complex evolutionary history of primary gain, loss, and regain which we explore using fluorescent microscopy to compare the size, volume, and number of cells in the histoblast cell nests that produce the appendage during pupation across six genera including an ancestral outgroup which describe evolutionary history of the appendage.