cytomere

noun

cy·​to·​mere
ˈsītəˌmi(ə)r
plural -s
1
: one of the cells resulting from the division of the schizont in certain coccidia
2
: the cytoplasmic component of a spermatozoon

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary cyt- + -mere; originally formed as German zytomer

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“Cytomere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytomere. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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