blastocoel

noun
blas·​to·​coel | \ˈbla-stə-ˌsēl \
variants: or blastocoele

Definition of blastocoel 

: the fluid-filled cavity of a blastula — see blastula illustration

Other Words from blastocoel

blastocoelic \ˌbla-​stə-​ˈsē-​lik \ adjective

First Known Use of blastocoel

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blastocoel

blasto- + -coel

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blastocoel

noun
blas·​to·​coel
variants: or blastocoele \ˈblas-​tə-​ˌsēl \

Medical Definition of blastocoel 

: the cavity of a blastula

called also segmentation cavity

Other Words from blastocoel

blastocoelic \ˌblas-​tə-​ˈsē-​lik \ adjective

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