BLASTOPORAL

blastopore

[blas-tuh-pawr, -pohr]
noun Embryology.
the opening of an archenteron.

Origin:
1875–80; blasto- + -pore passage; see pore2

blastoporic [blas-tuh-pawr-ik, -por-] , blastoporal [blas-tuh-pawr-uhl, -pohr-] , adjective
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blastopor (ˈblæstəʊˌpɔː)
 
n
embryol the opening of the archenteron in the gastrula that develops into the anus of some animals
 
blasto'poric
 
adj
 
blasto'poral
 
adj

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blastopore blas·to·pore (blās'tə-pôr')
n.
The opening into the archenteron formed by the invagination of the blastula to form a gastrula.


blas'to·por'ic or blas'to·por'al (-pôr'əl) adj.
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