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1. blastocyst

noun. the blastula of a placental mammal in which some differentiation of cells has occurred.

Synonyms

  • blastosphere
  • blastodermic vessicle

Etymology

  • blasto- (English)
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • cyst (English)
  • cystis (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word blastocyst


1. Noun, singular or mass
Embryonic stem cells are found in the cell mast of a blastocyst.

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