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segmentation cavity

noun Embryology.
  1. blastocoel.
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Origin of segmentation cavity

First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples

  • The epiblast, consisting from the first of two strata, arises from the small cells forming the roof of the segmentation-cavity.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)

    Francis Maitland Balfour

British Dictionary definitions for segmentation cavity

segmentation cavity

  1. another name for blastocoel
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segmentation cavity in Medicine

segmentation cavity

  1. blastocoel
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