primordium

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noun pri·mor·di·um \-dē-əm\

Definition of primordium

plural

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\-dē-ə\
  1. :  the rudiment or commencement of a part or organ

Origin and Etymology of primordium

New Latin, from Latin


First Known Use: 1855


Medical Dictionary

primordium

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noun pri·mor·di·um \-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of primordium

plural

primordia

\-ē-ə\play
  1. :  the rudiment or commencement of a part or organ :  anlage <the gonadal primordium>


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