blastocyte


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blastocyte

[′blas·tə‚sīt]
(embryology)
An embryonic cell that is undifferentiated.
(invertebrate zoology)
An undifferentiated cell capable of replacing damaged tissue in certain lower animals.
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It is also possible that blastocytes were not activated and well-positioned before implantation, probably due to impaired muscular activity of the uterus (27).
Percentage of blastocytes was lower than that obtained with unsexed semen, also a higher variability was observed with sexed semen (0-25.
While not statistically significant, the percent of blastocysts and hatched blastocytes were 6.