Blastide

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Blastide (Biol) A small, clear space in the segments of the ovum, the precursor of the nucleus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n blastide In biology, a minute clear space on the segments of the fecundated ovum of an organism, which is the primary indication of the cytoblast or nucleus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. blasto`s sprout, fr. , to grow