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8-cell embryo

LM of a stage 2, 8-cell embryo in vitro. Blastomeres are equal size.

From: Veeck and Zaninovic´, 2003. Reproduced with permission of the publisher, Taylor & Francis Group.

Keywords: blastomere, blastomere cell membrane, blastomere cytoplasm, blastomere nucleus, eight-cell embryo, polar body, subzonal space, zona pellucida

Source: The Virtual Human Embryo.