pre·​so·​mite ˌprē-ˈsō-ˌmīt How to pronounce presomite (audio)
: occurring in, being in, or being the period of embryonic development prior to the formation of somites
a presomite human embryo

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“Presomite.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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