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mesomere

[ mez-uh-meer, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˈmɛz əˌmɪər, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə- /
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noun Embryology.
a blastomere of intermediate size between a micromere and a macromere.
the intermediate zone of the mesoderm.
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Origin of mesomere

First recorded in 1900–05; meso- + -mere
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Medical definitions for mesomere

mesomere
[ mĕzə-mîr′ ]

n.
A blastomere of intermediate size that is larger than a micromere but smaller than a macromere.
The middle zone of the mesoderm of a chordate embryo, from which excretory tissue develops.
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