ectomere

[ek-tuh-meer]

Origin of ectomere

First recorded in 1885–90; ecto- + -mere
Related formsec·to·mer·ic [ek-tuh-mer-ik] /ˌɛk təˈmɛr ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ectomere

ectomere

noun
  1. embryol any of the blastomeres that later develop into ectoderm
Derived Formsectomeric (ˌɛktəʊˈmɛrɪk), adjective
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ectomere in Medicine

ectomere

[ĕktə-mîr′]
n.
  1. Any of the blastomeres from which the ectoderm develops.
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