meaning of blastocoele

blastocoele meaning in General Dictionary

the fluid-filled cavity inside a blastula

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  • The hole associated with blastosphere, or segmentation hole.

blastocoele meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The cavity associated with the blastosphere, or segmentation hole.

Sentence Examples with the word blastocoele

On examining more minutely the course of the development, it is found that the ovum goes through the usual process of cleavage, always total and regular in this group, and so gives rise to a hollow sphere or ovoid with the wall composed of a single layer of cells, and containing a spacious cavity, the blastocoele or segmentation-cavity.

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