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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