Mor"u*la (?), n.; pl. Morulae (#). [NL., dim. of L. morum a mulberry.] Biol.

The sphere or globular mass of cells (blastomeres), formed by the clevage of the ovum or egg in the first stages of its development; -- called also mulberry mass, segmentation sphere, and blastosphere. See Segmentation.


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