blastocoel
or blastocoele noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1877 the fluid-filled cavity of a blastula — see blastula illustrationblastocoelic adjective

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  • Blastocoel — Blastocoel, Blastozöl oder primäre Leibeshöhle bezeichnet den flüssigkeitsgefüllten Hohlraum der Blastula. Das Blastocoel entsteht während der Ontogenese im Endstadium der Furchung. Im weiteren Verlauf der Ontogenese wird im Rahmen der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • blastocoel — lastocoel, Blastocoele Blas to*c[oe]le blastocoele lastocoele, n. [Gr. blasto s sprout + koi^los hollow.] (Biol.) The cavity inside a blastula; also called {segmentation cavity}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blastocoel — Blastocoel, primäre Leibeshöhle, Hohlraum im Inneren der ⇒ Blastula …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • blastocoel — the cavity of the blastula; segmentation cavity …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • blastocoel — (e) n. [Gr. blastos, bud; koilos, hollow] The primary cavity formed during the embryological development of animals; segmentation cavity; the subgerminal cavity …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • blastocoel — (= blastocele (USA) ) The cavity formed within the mass of cells of the blastula of many animals during the later stages of cleavage …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • blastocoel — blastocoelic, adj. /blas teuh seel /, n. Embryol. the cavity of a blastula, arising in the course of cleavage. Also, blastocoele. Also called segmentation cavity. [1875 80; BLASTO + COEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • blastocoel — blas·to·coel or blas·to·coele blas tə .sēl n the cavity of a blastula called also segmentation cavity blas·to·coe·lic .blas tə sē lik adj …   Medical dictionary

  • blastocoel — n. fluid filled cavity surrounded of a blastula (early embryonic stage) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blastocoel — blas·to·coel …   English syllables

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