inner cell mass

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in·​ner cell mass | \ ˌin-ər- How to pronounce inner cell mass (audio) \

Medical Definition of inner cell mass

: the portion of the blastocyst of a mammalian embryo that is destined to become the embryo proper

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“Inner cell mass.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/inner%20cell%20mass. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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