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blastomere

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noun blas·to·mere \ˈblas-tə-ˌmir\

Definition of blastomere

  1. :  one of the cells that are produced during cleavage of a zygote and that form the morula



Origin of blastomere

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1877


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blastomere

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noun blas·to·mere \ˈblas-tə-ˌmi(ə)r\

Medical Definition of blastomere

  1. :  a cell produced during cleavage of a fertilized egg—called also cleavage cell

  2. blas·to·mer·ic \ˌblas-tə-ˈmi(ə)r-ik, -ˈmer-\play play adjective




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