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micromere

[mahy-kruh-meer]
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noun
  1. a small blastomere, as one of those that form toward the animal pole in embryos that undergo unequal cleavage or those that occur in the embryo of mammals.

Origin of micromere

First recorded in 1875–80; micro- + -mere
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British Dictionary definitions for micromere

micromere

noun
  1. embryol any of the small cells formed by unequal cleavage of a fertilized ovum
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micromere in Medicine

micromere

(mīkrō-mîr′)
n.
  1. A very small blastomere, as at the animal pole of certain eggs.
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