[ blas-tuh-meer ]
/ ˈblæs təˌmɪər /
any cell produced during cleavage.
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OTHER WORDS FROM blastomereblas·to·mer·ic [blas-tuh-mer-ik, -meer-] /ˌblæs təˈmɛr ɪk, -ˈmɪər-/, adjective
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A half-embryo or a whole dwarf may arise according to the artificial position of the blastomere.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
British Dictionary definitions for blastomere
/ (ˈblæstəʊˌmɪə) /
embryol any of the cells formed by cleavage of a fertilized egg
Derived forms of blastomereblastomeric (ˌblæstəʊˈmɛrɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for blastomere
[ blăs′tə-mîr′ ]
Any of the cells resulting from the cleavage of a fertilized ovum during early embryonic development.
Other words from blastomereblas′to•mer′ic (-mîr′ĭk, -mĕr′-) adj.
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Scientific definitions for blastomere
[ blăs′tə-mîr′ ]
Any of the cells resulting from the cleavage of a fertilized ovum. In the initial stage of development, the blastomeres adhere to each other in a mass called a morula.
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