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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The gastrula stage of the metazoan embryo, parallel with the adult of some sponges, as ascons. Hyatt, Proc. Bost. Soc. Nat. Hist., 1887. See cut under gastrula.
  • n. The gastrula stage of a polyzoan.


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