NLM Logo

Gastrula MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Gastrula
Tree Number(s)
A16.441
Unique ID
D005775
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005775
Scope Note
The developmental stage that follows BLASTULA or BLASTOCYST. It is characterized by the morphogenetic cell movements including invagination, ingression, and involution. Gastrulation begins with the formation of the PRIMITIVE STREAK, and ends with the formation of three GERM LAYERS, the body plan of the mature organism.
Entry Term(s)
Archenteron
Blastopore
Gastrocoele
Primitive Gut
Previous Indexing
specific organism/EM (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80
History Note
80
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/04/17
Revision Date
2015/04/24
Gastrula Preferred
Blastopore Narrower
Primitive Gut Narrower
page delivered in 0.151s