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blastula

blas·tu·la

blastula

pronunciation:
blaes ch l
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part of speech: noun
inflections: blastulas
definition: an embryo in an early stage of development that consists of a single layer of cells forming a hollow sphere.
derivation: blastular (adj.)
Word Parts
The word blastula contains the following part:
blast, blasto Greek root that means bud, generative cell