- the cavity of a blastula, arising in the course of cleavage.
Origin of blastocoel
Also called segmentation cavity.
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The central part of the blastosphere is called the segmentation cavity or blastocoel.
- embryol the cavity within a blastulaAlso called: segmentation cavity
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- The fluid-filled cavity in the blastula of a developing embryo.cleavage cavity segmentation cavity
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- The fluid-filled, central cavity of a blastula.
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