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blastula

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Noun
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blas=tu=la

CIDE DICTIONARY

blastulan. [NL., dim. of Gr. blasto`s a sprout.].
     That stage in the development of the ovum in which the outer cells of the morula become more defined and form the blastoderm.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

blastula, n. (pl. blastulae or US blastulas) Biol. an animal embryo at an early stage of development when it is a hollow ball of cells.

Etymology
mod.L f. Gk blastos sprout

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