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Descriptor English: Gastrulation
Descriptor Spanish: Gastrulación
Descriptor Portuguese: Gastrulação
Descriptor French: Gastrulation
Tree number(s): G07.345.500.325.180.812
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054262
Scope note: A process of complicated morphogenetic cell movements that reorganizes a bilayer embryo into one with three GERM LAYERS and specific orientation (dorsal/ventral; anterior/posterior). Gastrulation describes the germ layer development of a non-mammalian BLASTULA or that of a mammalian BLASTOCYST.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Embryo (1963-1979)
Gastrula (1979-2007)
Public MeSH Note: 2008
History Note: 2008
DeCS ID: 52904
Unique ID: D054262
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Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Gastrulation - Preferred
Concept UI M0503538
Scope note A process of complicated morphogenetic cell movements that reorganizes a bilayer embryo into one with three GERM LAYERS and specific orientation (dorsal/ventral; anterior/posterior). Gastrulation describes the germ layer development of a non-mammalian BLASTULA or that of a mammalian BLASTOCYST.
Preferred term Gastrulation



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