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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The embryos of a primitive sea urchin, Eucidaris tribuloides, show a different manner of gastrulation (Schroeder, 1981; Hardin, 1989); SMCs are not formed, but the embryos gastrulate.
Embryos that were firmly attached to the glass dish could not gastrulate at all, irrespective of the degree of invagination at attachment (Fig.
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).