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Segmentation cavity

Definition
noun
The fluid-filled cavity inside the early forms of embryo, e.g. of blastula.
Supplement
The presence of this cavity indicates that the embryo is in blastula stage following morula. This cavity is important in the later gastrulation.
Synonyms:

  • blastocoel
  • blastocyst cavity
  • cleavage cavity

See also: blastula


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