pseudomorular

morula

[mawr-oo-luh, -yoo-]
noun, plural morulas, morulae [mawr-oo-lee, -yoo-] . Embryology.
the mass of cells resulting from the cleavage of the ovum before the formation of a blastula.

Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Latin mōr(um) mulberry + -ula -ule

morular, adjective
premorular, adjective
pseudomorular, adjective
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morula (ˈmɒrjʊlə)
 
n , pl -las, -lae
embryol a solid ball of cells resulting from cleavage of a fertilized ovum
 
[C19: via New Latin, diminutive of Latin morum mulberry, from Greek moron]
 
'morular
 
adj

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morula mor·u·la (môr'yə-lə, môr'ə-)
n. pl. mor·u·lae (-lē')
The spherical embryonic mass of blastomeres formed before the blastula and resulting from cleavage of the fertilized ovum.


mor'u·lar adj.
mor'u·la'tion (-lā'shən) n.
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morula   (môr'yə-lə)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural morulae (môr'yə-lē')
The spherical embryonic mass of blastomeres that results from cleavage of the fertilized ovum and develops into the blastula.
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