primordium

noun pri·mor·di·um \ prī-ˈmȯr-dē-əm \

Definition of primordium

plural primordia play \prī-ˈmȯr-dē-ə\
: the rudiment or commencement of a part or organ

Origin and Etymology of primordium

New Latin, from Latin


Medical Dictionary

primordium

noun pri·mor·di·um \ -ē-əm \

medical Definition of primordium

plural -dia play \-ē-ə\
: the rudiment or commencement of a part or organ : anlage
  • the gonadal primordium

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