blastocele


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Noun1.blastocele - the fluid-filled cavity inside a blastulablastocele - the fluid-filled cavity inside a blastula
blastosphere, blastula - early stage of an embryo produced by cleavage of an ovum; a liquid-filled sphere whose wall is composed of a single layer of cells; during this stage (about eight days after fertilization) implantation in the wall of the uterus occurs
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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Ten of the fertilised oocytes resembled normal phenotype and had the following grades: 3 were hatched blastocysts, 4 were hatching blastocysts and 3 were at the blastocele stage.
Se ha observado que la zona pelucida desaparece luego de la eclosion del embrion, dificultando la recuperacion de embriones luego del lavaje uterino dado que el blastocele se encuentra frecuentemente colapsado (4,5).
Beginning at that time, the number of mesenchyme cells migrating into the blastocele was increased above normal levels.