Definition of Blastoporal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a blastopore.

Exact synonyms: Blastoporic
Partainyms: Blastopore, Blastopore
Derivative terms: Blastopore, Blastopore



Definition of Blastoporal

1. Adjective. (biology) Pertaining to a blastopore; blastoporic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blastoporal

blastomere
blastomeres
blastomeric
blastomerotomy
blastomogenic
blastomyces
blastomycete
blastomycetic dermatitis
blastomycin
blastomycoses
blastomycosis
blastomycotic
blastoneuropore
blastophores
blastoporal (current term)
blastopores
blastoporic
blastoporic canal
blastospheres
blastospheric
blastospores
blastostyle
blastostyles
blastotomy
blastproof
blasts

Literary usage of Blastoporal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Outlines of Chordate Development by William Erskine Kellicott (1913)
"The second process is the beginning of the extension of the blastoderm, or gastrula, from every side save the region of the blastoporal margin. ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... and probably others, from the ectoderm of the blastoporal surface of the body. This surface generally becomes the ventral surface, ..."

3. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1880)
"The endodermal sac (archenteron) is only in contact with the blastoporal margin (according to Dr. Rabí) at the anterior or oral end of that orifice. ..."

4. Text-book of the Embryology of Man and Mammals by Oscar Hertwig (1901)
"... which encloses the blastoporal area ; dp, yolk-plug. Fig. 77.—Gross section of an egg of Triton with feebly expressed medullary groove. ale, Outer, ..."

5. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"Continued mitosis in germ ring- a, animal pole; ar, archenteron; b, blastoporal opening; ch, rudiment of notochord; dl, dorsal lip of blastopore; ec, ..."

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