macromere


mac·ro·mere

noun \ˈma-krə-ˌmir\

Definition of MACROMERE

:  a large blastomere — see blastula illustration

First Known Use of MACROMERE

1877

mac·ro·mere

noun \ˈmak-rō-ˌmi(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MACROMERE

: any of the large blastomeres that occur in the hemisphere of a telolecithal egg containing the vegetal pole and that are formed by unequal segmentation—compare micromere

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