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Medical Term:

blastocele

Pronunciation: blas′tō-sēl, blas′tō-sēl

Definition: The cavity in the blastula of a developing embryo.

Synonym(s): cleavage cavity, segmentation cavity

[blasto- + G. koilos, hollow]

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