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  1. embryol the dorsal part of the mesoderm of a vertebrate embryo, consisting of a series of segments (somites)
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Examples from the Web for epimere

Historical Examples

  • The cavity of the epimere disappears, and its walls form the muscle and cutis plates of the body.

    The Origin of Vertebrates

    Walter Holbrook Gaskell

epimere in Medicine


  1. The dorsal portion of the mesoderm of a chordate embryo that forms skeletal muscles.
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