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1. gastrulation

noun. ['ˌgæstrəˈleɪʃən'] the process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells.

Synonyms

  • biological process
  • organic process
  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • gastrulate (English)

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Rhymes with Gastrulation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with gastrulation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The cells in the blastula rearrange themselves to form three layers of cells in a process called gastrulation.

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