blastopore

noun
blas·​to·​pore | \ ˈbla-stə-ˌpȯr How to pronounce blastopore (audio) \

Definition of blastopore

: the opening of the archenteron

Other Words from blastopore

blastoporic \ ˌbla-​stə-​ˈpȯr-​ik How to pronounce blastoporic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of blastopore

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Blastopore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blastopore. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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blastopore

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

Medical Definition of blastopore

: the opening of the archenteron

Other Words from blastopore

blastoporal \ ˌblas-​tə-​ˈpōr-​əl, -​ˈpȯr-​ How to pronounce blastoporal (audio) \ or blastoporic \ -​ˈpōr-​ik, -​ˈpȯr-​ How to pronounce blastoporic (audio) \ adjective

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