blastula

Stage of embryonic development of animals near the end of cleavage but before gastrulation. In animals where cleavage (cell division) involves the whole egg, the blastula usually consists of a hollow ball of cells.

blastula

Type: Term Pronunciation: blas′tū-lă Definitions: 1. An early stage of an embryo formed by the rearrangement of the blastomeres of the morula to form a hollow sphere.
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blastula

[n] - early stage of an embryo produced by cleavage of an ovum
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Blastula

Blas'tu·la noun [ New Latin , dim. of Greek blasto`s a sprout.] (Biol.) That stage in the development of the ovum in which the outer cells of the morula become more defined and form the blastoderm.
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blastula

<embryology> Stage of embryonic development of animals near the end of cleavage but before gastrulation. In animals where cleavage (cell division) involves the whole egg, the blastula usually consists of a hollow ball of cells. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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blastula

blastodermic vesicle noun early stage of an embryo produced by cleavage of an ovum; a liquid-filled sphere whose wall is composed of a single layer of cells; during this stage (about eight days after fertilization) implantation in the wall o...
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blastula

(blas´tu-lә) pl. blas´tulae the usually spherical structure produced by cleavage of a zygote, consisting of a single layer of cells (blastoderm) surrounding a fluid-filled cavity (blastocoele); it follows the morula stage.
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Blastula

• (n.) That stage in the development of the ovum in which the outer cells of the morula become more defined and form the blastoderm.
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blastula

hollow sphere of cells, or blastomeres, produced during the development of an embryo by repeated cleavage of a fertilized egg. The cells of the ... [5 related articles]
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blastula

A late blastula characterized by a single layer of cells surrounding the central hollow area – the blastocoel (B). The blastomeres at the vegetal pole (VP) are taller than those at the animal pole (AP), making the vegetal pole appear slightly thicker. Photo: University of Guelph A stage o...
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Blastula

An early stage of embryonic development in which the fertilized egg transforms from a solid mass of cells to a hollow ball of cells. The blastula consists of a spherical structure formed by a single layer of cells that encloses a fluid-filled cavity.
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blastula

Early stage in the development of a fertilized egg, when the egg changes from a solid mass of cells (the morula) to a hollow ball of cells (the blastula), containing a fluid-filled cavity (the blastocoel). See also embryology
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blastula

(blas;tyoo-lua) An early stage of prenatal development between the morula and embryonic period.
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blastula

(blas;tyoo-lua) An early stage of prenatal development between the morula and embryonic period.
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Blastula

The blastula (from Greek βλαστός (blastos), meaning `sprout`) is a hollow sphere of cells, referred to as blastomeres, surrounding an inner fluid-filled cavity called the blastocoele formed during an early stage of embryonic development in animals. Embryo development begins with a sperm fertilizing an egg to become a zygote which undergoe.....
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Blastula

A ball of cells surrounding a fluid-filled cavity (the blastocoel) that is produced by the repeated
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