blastema

noun blas·te·ma \ bla-ˈstē-mə \

Definition of blastema

plural blastemas or blastemata play \-mə-tə\
: a mass of undifferentiated cells capable of growth and differentiation

blastemal

play \-məl\ or blastematic play \ˌblas-tə-ˈma-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of blastema

New Latin, from Greek blastēma offshoot, from blastanein


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blastema

noun blas·te·ma \ bla-ˈstē-mə \

medical Definition of blastema

plural blastemas also blastemata play \-mət-ə\
: a mass of living substance capable of growth and differentiation

blastematic

play \ˌblas-tə-ˈmat-ik\ or blastemic play \bla-ˈstē-mik, -ˈstem-ik\ adjective

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