blastocele


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blas·to·cele

, blastocoele (blas'tō-sēl, blas'tō-sēl),
The cavity in the blastula of a developing embryo.
[blasto- + G. koilos, hollow]

blas·to·cele

(blas'tō-sēl)
The cavity in the blastula of a developing embryo, such as in amphibians, reptiles, and birds.
Synonym(s): cleavage cavity, segmentation cavity, blastocoele.
[blasto- + G. koilos, hollow]

blastocoel

, blastocoele, blastocele (blas′tŏ-sēl″) [ blast- + -coele]
The fluid-filled cavity within the blastula of the developing embryo.

blastocele

the fluid-filled central cavity of the blastula.
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As a result of chlorpyrifos treatment in this sensitive period, a compact extralarval cap, largely comprised of pigmented cells, formed at the animal pole, and the blastocele, indeed the larva itself, was correspondingly diminished because of both cell extrusion and compaction.
5-5 [micro]M), there was no extrusion of cells from the blastocele.
Some of these embryos remained normal at the mid-blastula 2 stage (category 0), whereas others exhibited anomalies: inhibition of hatching, precocious appearance of mesenchyme cells in the blastocele, and extrusion of some cells to the perivitelline space (Figure 7C, 8A).