Origin of blastula
OTHER WORDS FROM blastulablas·tu·lar, adjectiveblas·tu·la·tion [blas-chuh-ley-shuhn], /ˌblæs tʃəˈleɪ ʃən/, noun
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The hollow sphere which is thus formed is the important stage of the “germinal vesicle,” the blastula, or blastosphere.
Consider its mode of division, and the formation of the blastula, gastrula, and germinal layers.The Biological Problem of To-day|Oscar Hertwig
In a blastula showing complete segmentation the blastomeres of the upper hemisphere are the more finely subdivided.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Our next question concerns the distribution of potentiality, when the embryo is developed further than the blastula stage.
But there is in the blastula no trace of one part of the germ becoming different with respect to others of its parts.The Science and Philosophy of the Organism|Hans Driesch
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Derived forms of blastulablastular, adjective
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Medical definitions for blastula
Other words from blastulablas′tu•lar adj.blas′tu•la′tion (-lā′shən) n.
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The stage of an embryo that consists of just over a hundred cells — a stage reached about one week after fertilization. At this stage the cells are just at the very beginning of cellular differentiation and are said to be totipotent (See totipotency).