micromere


mi·cro·mere

noun \ˈmī-krō-ˌmir\

Definition of MICROMERE

:  a small blastomere — see blastula illustration

Origin of MICROMERE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1877

mi·cro·mere

noun \ˈmī-krō-ˌmi(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICROMERE

: one of the smaller blastomeres resulting from the unequal segmentation of an egg—compare macromere

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