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sclerotome

noun sclero·tome \ ˈskler-ə-ˌtōm \

medical Definition of sclerotome

:the ventral and mesial portion of a somite that proliferates mesenchyme which migrates about the notochord to form the axial skeleton and ribs

sclerotomic

play \ˌskler-ə-ˈtō-mik, -ˈtä-mik\ adjective

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