blastopore

noun
blas·​to·​pore | \ˈbla-stə-ˌpȯr \

Definition of blastopore 

: the opening of the archenteron

Other Words from blastopore

blastoporic \ˌbla-​stə-​ˈpȯr-​ik \ adjective

First Known Use of blastopore

1875, in the meaning defined above

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blastopore

noun
blas·​to·​pore | \ˈblas-tə-ˌpō(ə)r, -ˌpȯ(ə)r \

Medical Definition of blastopore 

: the opening of the archenteron

Other Words from blastopore

blastoporal \ˌblas-​tə-​ˈpōr-​əl, -​ˈpȯr-​ \ or blastoporic \-​ˈpōr-​ik, -​ˈpȯr-​ \ adjective

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