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primordium

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noun, pri·mor·di·um \-dē-əm\

Definition of primordium

plural -dia \-dē-ə\

  1. :  the rudiment or commencement of a part or organ



Origin of primordium

New Latin, from Latin


First Known Use: 1855


Medical Dictionary

primordium

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noun pri·mor·di·um \-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of primordium

plural primordia \-ē-ə\play

  1. :  the rudiment or commencement of a part or organ :  anlage <the gonadal primordium>




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