blastosphere

[ blas-tuh-sfeer ]
/ ˈblæs təˌsfɪər /

noun Embryology.

a blastula, especially a blastocyst.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. blastomere,
  2. blastomycete,
  3. blastomycosis,
  4. blastopor,
  5. blastopore,
  6. blastospore,
  7. blastostyle,
  8. blastula,
  9. blastulation,
  10. blasé

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British Dictionary definitions for blastosphere

blastosphere

/ (ˈblæstəʊˌsfɪə) /

noun

another name for blastula
another name for blastocyst (def. 1)
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