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  • blastular — Pertaining to the blastula …   Medical dictionary

  • blastular — adj. of or pertaining to a blastula (early embryonic growth) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blastular — blas·tu·lar …   English syllables

  • blastular — adjective of or relating to a blastula • Syn: ↑blastospheric • Pertains to noun: ↑blastula, ↑blastosphere (for: ↑blastospheric) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blastula — blastular, adj. blastulation /blas cheuh lay sheuhn/, n. /blas cheuh leuh/, n., pl. blastulas, blastulae / lee /. Embryol. the early developmental stage of an animal, following the morula stage and consisting of a single, spherical layer of cells …   Universalium

  • blastospheric — adjective of or relating to a blastula • Syn: ↑blastular • Pertains to noun: ↑blastula (for: ↑blastular), ↑blastosphere • Derivationally related forms: ↑blastu …   Useful english dictionary

  • blastulation — See blastular. * * * …   Universalium

  • blastula — An early stage of an embryo formed by the rearrangement of the blastomeres of the morula to form a hollow sphere. [G. blastos, germ] * * * blas·tu·la blas chə lə n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • fetus — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. embryo. See beginning. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. embryo, unborn child, germ, blastular, organism, unborn vertebrate, unhatched vertebrate. III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. developing infant, unborn… …   English dictionary for students

  • blastula — /ˈblæstʃələ/ (say blaschuhluh) noun (plural blastulae /ˈblæstʃəˌli/ (say blaschuh.lee) or blastulas) an early developmental stage of a metazoan embryo, consisting in typical cases of a hollow sphere formed by a single layer of cells. {New Latin,… …   Australian English dictionary

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