gastrulation

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noun gas·tru·la·tion \ˌga-strə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of gastrulation

  1. :  the process of becoming or of forming a gastrula

gastrulate

play \ˈga-strə-ˌlāt\ intransitive verb

1879

First Known Use of gastrulation

1879


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gastrulation

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noun gas·tru·la·tion \ˌgas-trə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of gastrulation

  1. :  the process of becoming or of forming a gastrula

gastrulate

\ˈgas-trə-ˌlāt\play intransitive verb

gastrulated

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gastrulating


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