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blastula

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noun blas·tu·la \ˈblas-chə-lə\

Medical Definition of blastula

plural blastulas or blastulae \-ˌlē\play

  1. :  an early metazoan embryo typically having the form of a hollow fluid-filled rounded cavity bounded by a single layer of cells—compare gastrula, morula

blastular \-lər\play adjective
blastulation \ˌblas-chə-ˈlā-shən\play noun


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