discogastrula

noun
dis·​co·​gas·​tru·​la | \ -ˈgas-trə-lə How to pronounce discogastrula (audio) \
plural discogastrulas or discogastrulae\ -​(ˌ)lē How to pronounce discogastrulae (audio) , -​ˌlī How to pronounce discogastrulae (audio) \

Medical Definition of discogastrula

: a gastrula derived from a blastoderm

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“Discogastrula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/discogastrula. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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