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(Greek, ''blastos'' = sprout + ''cystos'' = cavity) Term used to describe the hollow cellular mass that forms in early development. The blastocyst consists of cells forming an outer trophoblast layer, an inner cell mass and a fluid-filled cavity. The blastocyst inner cell mass is the source of true embryonic stem cells capable of forming all cell types within the embryo. In humans, this stage occurs in the first and second weeks after the [[zygote]] forms a solid cellular mass [[morula]] stage) and before implantation.
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(Greek, ''blastos'' = sprout + ''cystos'' = cavity) or blastula a term used to describe the hollow cellular mass that forms in early development. The blastocyst consists of cells forming an outer trophoblast layer, an inner cell mass and a fluid-filled cavity. The blastocyst inner cell mass is the source of true embryonic stem cells capable of forming all cell types within the embryo. In humans, this stage occurs in the first and second weeks after the [[zygote]] forms a solid cellular mass [[morula]] stage) and before implantation.
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--[[User:S8600021|Mark Hill]] 19:01, 5 August 2009 (EST) Page under development - notice removed when completed.
 
--[[User:S8600021|Mark Hill]] 19:01, 5 August 2009 (EST) Page under development - notice removed when completed.

Revision as of 20:04, 5 August 2009

(Greek, blastos = sprout + cystos = cavity) or blastula a term used to describe the hollow cellular mass that forms in early development. The blastocyst consists of cells forming an outer trophoblast layer, an inner cell mass and a fluid-filled cavity. The blastocyst inner cell mass is the source of true embryonic stem cells capable of forming all cell types within the embryo. In humans, this stage occurs in the first and second weeks after the zygote forms a solid cellular mass morula stage) and before implantation.


--Mark Hill 19:01, 5 August 2009 (EST) Page under development - notice removed when completed.

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