micromere

noun
mi·​cro·​mere | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌmir How to pronounce micromere (audio) \

Definition of micromere

: a small blastomere — see blastula illustration

First Known Use of micromere

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Micromere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micromere. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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micromere

noun
mi·​cro·​mere | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌmi(ə)r How to pronounce micromere (audio) \

Medical Definition of micromere

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

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