Blastophore


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Blas´to`phore


n.1.(Biol.) That portion of the spermatospore which is not converted into spermatoblasts, but carries them.
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Larvae were considered abnormal if they were deformed, had misshapen or asymmetrical shell plates or had not progressed past the trochophore or blastophore stage (undeveloped) after 48 h had elapsed (Krassoi 1995, Krassoi et al.