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Blastula MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Blastula
Tree Number(s)
A16.331.099
Unique ID
D036703
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D036703
Annotation
non-mammalian only; mammalian, use BLASTOCYST
Scope Note
An early non-mammalian embryo that follows the MORULA stage. A blastula resembles a hollow ball with the layer of cells surrounding a fluid-filled cavity (blastocele). The layer of cells is called BLASTODERM.
Entry Term(s)
Blastulae
Previous Indexing
Blastocyst (1980-2002)
Embryo, Nonmammalian (1975-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see BLASTOCYST 1980-2002
History Note
2003; use BLASTOCYST 1980-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Blastula Preferred
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