morula

Stage of development in holoblastic embryos. The morula stage is usually likened to a spherical raspberry, a cluster of blastomeres without a cavity.

Morula

[gastropod] Morula is a genus of small, predatory sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails. Species within the genus Morula include: ...
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morula

[n] - a solid mass of blastomeres that forms when the zygote splits
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Morula

Mor'u·la noun ; plural Morulæ . [ New Latin , dim. of Latin morum a mulberry.] (Biol.) The sphere or globular mass of cells ( blastomeres ), formed by the clevage of the ovum or egg in the first stages of its development; -- called also mulberry mass ,...
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morula

<biology> Stage of development in holoblastic embryos. The morula stage is usually likened to a spherical raspberry, a cluster of blastomeres without a cavity. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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morula

noun a solid mass of blastomeres that forms when the zygote splits; develops into the blastula
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morula

(mor´u-lә) a solid mass of cells (blastomeres) resembling a mulberry, formed by cleavage of a zygote. an inclusion body seen in circulating leukocytes in ehrlichiosis.
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Morula

• (n.) The sphere or globular mass of cells (blastomeres), formed by the clevage of the ovum or egg in the first stages of its development; -- called also mulberry mass, segmentation sphere, and blastosphere. See Segmentation.
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morula

solid mass of blastomeres resulting from a number of cleavages of a zygote, or fertilized egg. Its name derives from its resemblance to a mulberry ... [4 related articles]
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morula

An early stage in the development of the embryo in animals when the cells are in the process of splitting before the blastula stage. The morula consists of a number of blastomeres, the cells formed from the fertilized ovum as a result of cell division.
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Morula

The early stage of embryonic development that is characterized by a solid ball of 16 cells that occurs after the zygote has split.
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morula

Type: Term Pronunciation: mōr′ū-lă Definitions: 1. The solid mass of blastomeres resulting from the early cleavage divisions of the zygote. In oocytes with little yolk, the morula is a spheroid mass of cells; in forms with considerable yolk, the configuration of the morula stage is greatly modified.
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Morula

The fertilised egg after a few days of development when it forms a ball of cells.
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morula

(mor;yuu-lua) An early stage of embryonic development characterized by a solid ball of cells.
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morula

(mor;yuu-lua) An early stage of embryonic development characterized by a solid ball of cells.
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Morula

A morula (Latin, morum: mulberry) is an embryo at an early stage of embryonic development, consisting of cells (called blastomeres) in a solid ball contained within the zona pellucida. The morula is produced by a series of cleavage divisions of the early embryo, starting with the single-celled zygote. Once the embryo has divided into 16 cells, it ...
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Morula

The solid-ball stage of the pre-emplantation embryo.
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