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).
no visible changes in shape of the blastocyst, blastocele size unchanged (0 on Fig.
shrinkage of the blastocyst, blastocele size reduced (I on Fig.