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Anatomy Term: blastocoel
XAO ID: 0000294
Synonyms: segmentation cavity, blastocele, blastocyst cavity, cleavage cavity
Definition: "The cavity of the blastula, a closed space that is invaded by early mesenchyme and later obliterated by the enlarging archenteron. It forms during embryogenesis when a zygote (a fertilized ovum) divides into many cells through mitosis."
Stage Range: NF stage 7 to NF stage 13
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
blastocoel anlage NF stage 7 to NF stage 8
Develops Into:
Parent(s): blastocoel anlage


Parent(s): anatomical space (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY