blastopore

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noun blas·to·pore \ˈblas-tə-ˌpȯr\

Definition of blastopore

  1. :  the opening of the archenteron

blastoporic

play \-ˈpȯr-ik\ adjective

1880

First Known Use of blastopore

1880


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blastopore

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

Medical Definition of blastopore

  1. :  the opening of the archenteron

blastoporal

\ˌblas-tə-ˈpōr-əl, -ˈpȯr-\play or

blastoporic

\-ˈpōr-ik, -ˈpȯr-\play adjective

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