blastophore

noun blas·to·phore

Definition of blastophore

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the residual cytoplasm detached during transformation of a spermatid to a spermatozoon

  2. 2 :  an amorphous cytoplasmic core that holds together the cells of the male morula of developing oligochaete germ cells and is produced by segregation of part of the cytoplasm of each spermatoblast of the morula

blastophoric

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of blastophore

blast- + -phore


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