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ectomere

[ ek-tuh-meer ]
/ ˈɛk təˌmɪər /
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noun Embryology.
any of the blastomeres that participate in the development of the ectoderm.
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Origin of ectomere

First recorded in 1885–90; ecto- + -mere

OTHER WORDS FROM ectomere

ec·to·mer·ic [ek-tuh-mer-ik], /ˌɛk təˈmɛr ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ectomere

ectomere
/ (ˈɛktəʊˌmɪə) /

noun
embryol any of the blastomeres that later develop into ectoderm

Derived forms of ectomere

ectomeric (ˌɛktəʊˈmɛrɪk), adjective
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