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"Gastrula" 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.

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The developmental stage that follows BLASTULA. It is characterized by the morphogenetic cell movements including invagination, ingression, and involution. Gastrulation begins with the formation of the PRIMITIVE STREAK, and ends with the formation of three GERM LAYERS, the body plan of the mature organism.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gastrula" by people in this website by year, and whether "Gastrula" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992 and 1993 and 2001 and 2010
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