exogastrula

noun

exo·​gas·​tru·​la ˌek-sō-ˈgas-trə-lə How to pronounce exogastrula (audio)
plural exogastrulas or exogastrulae -ˌlē How to pronounce exogastrula (audio) -ˌlī How to pronounce exogastrula (audio)
: an abnormal gastrula that has the presumptive endoderm increased in quantity and incapable of invagination and is therefore unable to develop further
exogastrulation noun

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“Exogastrula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/exogastrula. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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