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Blastocyst

"Blastocyst" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A post-MORULA preimplantation mammalian embryo that develops from a 32-cell stage into a fluid-filled hollow ball of over a hundred cells. A blastocyst has two distinctive tissues. The outer layer of trophoblasts gives rise to extra-embryonic tissues. The inner cell mass gives rise to the embryonic disc and eventual embryo proper.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blastocyst" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Blastocyst" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 245 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 20 publications in 2017
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