- the formation of a gastrula.
- any process, as invagination, by which a blastula or other form of embryo is converted into a gastrula.
Origin of gastrulation
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The conditions of gastrulation and of the formation of the germinal layers are similar.The Biological Problem of To-day
It is desirable only further to explain that gastrulation does not take place in all the Metazoa after exactly the same plan.Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)
George John Romanes
- embryol the process in which a gastrula is formed from a blastula by the inward migration of cells
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- Transformation of the blastula into the gastrula.
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