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morula

 [mor´u-lah]
a solid mass of cells (blastomeres) resembling a mulberry, formed by cleavage of a zygote (fertilized ovum).

mor·u·la

(mōr'ū-lă),
The solid mass of blastomeres resulting from the early cleavage divisions of the zygote. In oocytes with little yolk, the morula is a spheroid mass of cells; in forms with considerable yolk, the configuration of the morula stage is greatly modified.
[Mod. L. dim. of L. morus, mulberry]

morula

/mor·u·la/ (mor´u-lah)
1. the solid mass of blastomeres formed by cleavage of a zygote.
2. an inclusion body seen in circulating leukocytes in ehrlichiosis.

morula

(môr′yə-lə, môr′ə-)
n. pl. moru·lae (-lē′)
The spherical embryonic mass of blastomeres formed before the blastula and resulting from cleavage of the fertilized ovum.

mor′u·lar adj.
mor′u·la′tion n.

morula

[môr′ələ] pl. morulas, morulae
Etymology: L, morulus, blackberry
a solid, spherical mass of cells resulting from the cleavage of the fertilized ovum in the early stages of embryonic development. It represents an intermediate stage between the zygote and the blastocyst and consists of blastomeres that are uniform in size, shape, and physiological capabilities. morular, adj.
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Morula

morula

An early stage of embryonic development characterised by a solid ball of about 32 primitive cells.

mor·u·la

(mōr'yū-lă)
The solid mass of blastomeres resulting from the early cleavage divisions of the zygote.
[Mod. L. dim. of L. morus, mulberry]

morula

An early stage in the development of the embryo at which it consists of a solid spherical ball of apparently identical cells.

morula

a solid ball of cells resulting from cleavage of a fertilized ovum. It is formed of a mass of BLASTOMERES which subsequently form a BLASTULA.

morula

1. a solid mass of cells (blastomeres) resembling a mulberry, formed by cleavage of a fertilized ovum.
2. a cluster of organisms appearing as an inclusion in the cytoplasm of circulating leukocytes infected by Ehrlichia spp.
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Estos resultados, asociados a la ausencia de morulas en las preparaciones de capa blanca, ratifican que no se encontro evidencias de la presencia de este microorganismo en las 200 muestras equinas procesadas.
If however, the 'it' refers to the phenotypic and epigenetic state of the derived morula blastomeres, then the sentence would make sense.
34) donde detectaron presencia de morulas en plaquetas en 13 de 87 (13,8%) pacientes con infeccion por VIH/SIDA y es uno de los pocos trabajos donde se demuestra la infeccion de plaquetas por este microorganismo, lo que podria explicar la trombocitopenia presente en estos pacientes, Dumler y col.
El cuadro febril de la Ehrlichiosis es similar a la producida por la Fiebre Manchada de las montanas Rocosas, con la excepcion de que en la Ehrlichiosis se encuentra la morula yen esta ultima esta ausente y que la serologia para R.
3], produjo un retraso en el desarrollo embrionario, disminuyendo el porcentaje de blastocistos en un 42,1% y aumentando el de morulas en un 38,1% en el grupo tratado en comparacion con C, diferencias que fueron estadisticamente significativas (p<0,05), evidenciando un efecto sobre el normal desarrollo del embrion (Fig 1).
Division Morulas Blastocistos Dia 3 Dia 6 Dia 7 mSOFaaci (%) (%) (%) PVA 436 342 124 N: 632 (69) (a) (54,1) (a) (19,6) (a) BSA 534 311 97 N: 823 (64,8) (a) (37,8) (b) (22,8) (a) BSA+5% FCS -- -- 81 (20,3) (a) BSA+1% FCS 273 147 64 N: 507 (53,8) (b) (29,0) (c) (12,6) (b) Blastocistos Expandidos Dia 8 Dia 8 mSOFaaci (%) (%) PVA 104 22 N: 632 (16,5) (a) (3,5) (ab) BSA 81 19 N: 823 (19) (a) (4,4) (ab) BSA+5% FCS 62 20 (5) (a) (15,6) (ab) BSA+1% FCS 59 12 N: 507 (11,6) (b) (2,3) (b) (%)(a,b): Valores en la misma columna con diferentes superindices difieren significativamente (P<0,05).
Destes, em apenas tres, houve a observacao de morulas no esfregaco sanguineo.
Por otro lado, 8 morulas obtenidas a partir del cocultivo con CEO se transfirieron al utero de otra cabra receptora que presento un unico CL.
iredalei [9] (present study) Size Time Size Time ([micro]m) ([micro]m) 1st pb 45-50 3-10m 47-50 45-50m 2nd pb 5-10m 2 to 32-cell 10-20m Morula 2-3hr 5.
La transferencia de una morula temprana resulta en menores tasas de prenez que cuando se transfieren embriones en estadio mas avanzado (9).
75) When the resulting "zygote" reached the morula stage, (76) it was transferred to the uterus of a different Scottish Black Face ewe that eventually gave birth to Dolly.