macromere

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noun mac·ro·mere \ˈma-krə-ˌmir\

Definition of macromere

  1. :  a large blastomere — see blastula illustration

First Known Use of macromere

1877


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macromere

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noun mac·ro·mere \ˈmak-rō-ˌmi(ə)r\

Medical Definition of macromere

  1. :  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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