blastomere


blas·to·mere

noun \ˈblas-tə-ˌmir\

Definition of BLASTOMERE

:  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

blas·to·mere

noun \ˈblas-tə-ˌmi(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLASTOMERE

: a cell produced during cleavage of a fertilized egg—called also cleavage cell
blas·to·mer·ic \ˌblas-tə-ˈmi(ə)r-ik, -ˈmer-\ adjective

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