gastrulate


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gastrulate

(găs′trə-lāt′)
intr.v. gastru·lated, gastru·lating, gastru·lates
To form or become a gastrula.

gas′tru·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.
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Embryos that were firmly attached to the glass dish could not gastrulate at all, irrespective of the degree of invagination at attachment (Fig.
Over 20-34 h, embryos gastrulate. The blastopore opens widely at the posterior, as defined by direction of swimming [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 3B-C OMITTED].
RA-treated embryos, like control embryos, gastrulate and form an axis, but by stage 25, they demonstrate dose-dependent differences in axial patterning.
The same is true for some cnidarians, as many scyphozoans and anthozoans gastrulate by invagination (Hyman, 1940; Berrill, 1949; Chia and Spaulding, 1972).