Definition of Blastocoele

1. Noun. The fluid-filled cavity inside a blastula.




Definition of Blastocoele

1. Noun. The fluid-filled cavity in a blastula ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blastocoele

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Blastocoele

1. The cavity in the blastula of a developing embryo. Synonym: blastocoele, cleavage cavity, segmentation cavity. Origin: blasto-+ G. Koilos, hollow (05 Mar 2000)

Blastocoele Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Blastocoele Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blastocoele

blastiest
blasting
blasting cap
blasting gelatin
blastings
blastment
blastments
blasto-
blastocarpous
blastocele
blastoceles
blastocelic
blastocladiella
blastocle
blastocoel
blastocoele (current term)
blastocoeles
blastocoelic
blastocoels
blastoconidia
blastoconidial
blastoconidium
blastocyst
blastocystina
blastocystis
blastocystis hominis
blastocystis infections
blastocysts
blastocyte
blastocytes

Literary usage of Blastocoele

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals by Gilbert Charles Bourne (1900)
"At this period, a space—the segmentation cavity or blastocoele—appears between the inner ends of the blastomeres. The final result of segmentation is a ..."

2. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"The free larva has one of three forms, (i) It is an oval blastula with .a large blastocoele. The cells are all similar, and the blastocoele is soon filled ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"... it appears that the egg at first divides into a few blastomeres, which are arranged around a vestigial, or perhaps we might say virtual blastocoele, ..."

4. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"Further meridional and latitudinal divisions take place, and the embryo becomes a blastula (I, K), enclosing a spacious blastocoele, and having the cells on ..."

5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(HMW) blastocoele [Gr. ... The spherical mass of cells enclosing the blastocoele, the product of the ..."

6. Organic Evolution: A Text Book by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... of the cells of the vegetative pole into the blastocoele, more or less FlG. 20. ... that in this case the archenteron is the same as the blastocoele, ..."

7. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"A blastula is formed, but the blastocoele is only a narrow space between the disc of cells above and the undivided yolk below (Fig. 173). ..."

8. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals by Gilbert Charles Bourne (1900)
"At this period, a space—the segmentation cavity or blastocoele—appears between the inner ends of the blastomeres. The final result of segmentation is a ..."

9. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"The free larva has one of three forms, (i) It is an oval blastula with .a large blastocoele. The cells are all similar, and the blastocoele is soon filled ..."

10. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"... it appears that the egg at first divides into a few blastomeres, which are arranged around a vestigial, or perhaps we might say virtual blastocoele, ..."

11. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"Further meridional and latitudinal divisions take place, and the embryo becomes a blastula (I, K), enclosing a spacious blastocoele, and having the cells on ..."

12. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(HMW) blastocoele [Gr. ... The spherical mass of cells enclosing the blastocoele, the product of the ..."

13. Organic Evolution: A Text Book by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... of the cells of the vegetative pole into the blastocoele, more or less FlG. 20. ... that in this case the archenteron is the same as the blastocoele, ..."

14. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"A blastula is formed, but the blastocoele is only a narrow space between the disc of cells above and the undivided yolk below (Fig. 173). ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Blastocoele

Search for Blastocoele on Dictionary.com!Search for Blastocoele on Thesaurus.com!Search for Blastocoele on Google!Search for Blastocoele on Wikipedia!

Search