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difference between blastopore and primitive streak?

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difference between blastopore and primitive streak?

Postby cmbdii » Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:22 pm

Hi,

Can some please explain to me the difference between a blastopore and primitive streak in embryogenesis?

Thank you,

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Postby MrMistery » Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:18 pm

blastopore is a hole.
primitive streak is a furrow.
See here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primitive_streak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blastopore
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