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Related to blastoderm: blastodisc, area pellucida, Hensen's node
  • noun

Synonyms for blastoderm

a layer of cells on the inside of the blastula

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Segmental organization of the head in the embryo of Drosophila melanogaster: A blastoderm fate map of the cuticular structures of the larval head.
1999), causing the blastoderm to move closer to egg shell resulting in early embryonic death from dehydration (Brake et al.
Traditional eggshell windowing has proven to be a powerful tool for preparing and processing host embryos for developmental biology experiments as well as to provide an access point to deliver a viral vector to the blastoderm for generating transgenic chickens (Speksnijder and Ivarie, 2000; Andacht et al.
2003) or injection of retrovirus into the blastoderm (Harvey et al.
Avian twinning is the result of embryonic cleavage causing identical monozygotic twins, two fertilized blastoderms within a single yolk, or two blastoderms within their own yolk (Hollander and Levi 1940, Romanoff and Romanoff 1972).