macromere

noun mac·ro·mere \ ˈma-krə-ˌmir \

Definition of macromere

: a large blastomere — see blastula illustration

First Known Use of macromere

1877

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macromere

noun mac·ro·mere \ ˈmak-rō-ˌmi(ə)r \

medical Definition of macromere

: 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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