micromere

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noun mi·cro·mere \ˈmī-krō-ˌmir\

Definition of micromere

  1. :  a small blastomere — see blastula illustration

Origin and Etymology of micromere

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1877


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micromere

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noun mi·cro·mere \ˈmī-krō-ˌmi(ə)r\

Medical Definition of micromere

  1. :  one of the smaller blastomeres resulting from the unequal segmentation of an egg—compare macromere

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