Definition of Morulae

1. Noun. (plural of morula) ¹



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Definition of Morulae

1. morula [n] - See also: morula

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morulae

mortising
mortling
mortlings
mortmain
mortmains
mortmal
mortpay
mortpays
morts
mortsafe
mortsafes
mortuaries
mortuary
mortuary practice
morula
morulae (current term)
morular
morulas
morulation
morulations
moruloid
morus
morwe
morwening
morwenings
morwes
morwong
morwongs
mos'

Literary usage of Morulae

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"The behavior of the encysted aggregation morulae is quite like that of the growing stolons of the ..."

2. Mammalian Embryo Genomics by Oecd, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, OECD Staff (2003)
"Transcripts for the gap junction protein Connexin43 (Cx43) which is necessary for the maintenance of compaction were detected in bovine morulae and ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"'t attains its full size, and then passes out into the vesicles or reservoirs of the semen, to lie among the sperm morulae and young spermatozoa. ..."

4. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1903)
"... with a distinct nucleus, lodged in one of the " sperm-morulae " floating in the sperm-sac. As is well known, each sperm-morula of the earthworm gives ..."

5. A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1888)
"... it may become a question whether the tape-worms are anything but gigantic morulae, so to speak, which have never passed through the gastrula stage. ..."

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