Fluid-filled central region of a blastocyst. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blastocele ]

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim, early_development

definition

Fluid-filled central region of a blastocyst.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c3/Blastocyst.gif

dubious for taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_7955

external definition

The cavity inside the blastula. [The_evolution_of_organ_systems_(2007)_Oxford:_Oxford_University_Press, p.150, see_Schmidt-Rhaesa_A][VHOG]

A blastocoel forms during embryogenesis when a zygote (a fertilized ovum) divides into many cells through mitosis. The blastocoel is the cavity of the blastula, a closed space which is invaded by early mesenchyme and later obliterated by the enlarging archenteron.[AAO]

has exact synonym

blastocoelic cavity

blastocyst cavity

cleavage cavity

blastocoele

segmentation cavity

has related synonym

blastocelic cavity

blastocoel

homology notes

In the development of many animals, a hollow blastula stage is formed during early embryogenesis. Such a hollow blastula is even regarded as an autapomorphy of Metazoa and is present already in some sponges.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0000090

see also

https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/475