prelocalization

noun
pre·​lo·​cal·​iza·​tion
variants: also British prelocalisation \ -​ˌlō-​kə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce prelocalisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of prelocalization

: segregation in the egg or by early cleavage divisions of material destined to form particular tissues or organs

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“Prelocalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prelocalization. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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