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blastocyte

 [blas´to-sīt]
an undifferentiated embryonic cell.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

blas·to·cyte

(blas'tō-sīt),
An undifferentiated blastomere of the morula, blastula, or blastocyst stage of an embryo.
[blasto- + G. kytos, cell]
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blastocyte

(blăs′tə-sīt′)
n.
An undifferentiated blastomere of the morula or the blastula stage of an embryo.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

blas·to·cyte

(blas'tō-sīt)
An undifferentiated blastomere of the morula, blastula, or blastocyst stage of an embryo.
[blasto- + G. kytos, cell]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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