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Meaning of BLASTULA

Pronunciation:  'blaschûlu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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 of the uterus occurs
 

BLASTULA is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: blastodermic vesicle
 
 See Also: blastocele, blastocoel, blastocoele, blastocyst, blastosphere, cleavage cavity, conceptus, embryo, fertilized egg, segmentation cavity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Blas"tu*la\, n. [NL., dim. of Gr. 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.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A hollow ball of cells formed at the end of the cleavage stage of embryonic development.
 

 

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