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blastema

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noun blas·te·ma \bla-ˈstē-mə\

Definition of blastema

plural

blastemas

or

blastemata

play play \-mə-tə\
  1. :  a mass of undifferentiated cells capable of growth and differentiation

blastemal

play \-məl\ or

blastematic

play \ˌblas-tə-ˈma-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of blastema

New Latin, from Greek blastēma offshoot, from blastanein


First Known Use: circa 1823


Medical Dictionary

blastema

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noun blas·te·ma \bla-ˈstē-mə\

Medical Definition of blastema

plural

blastemas

also

blastemata

\-mət-ə\play
  1. :  a mass of living substance capable of growth and differentiation

blastematic

\ˌblas-tə-ˈmat-ik\play or

blastemic

\bla-ˈstē-mik, -ˈstem-ik\play play adjective



Learn More about blastema

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of blastema Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about blastema


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