[ mahy-kruh-meer ]
/ ˈmaɪ krəˌmɪər /
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a small blastomere, as one of those that form toward the animal pole in embryos that undergo unequal cleavage or those that occur in the embryo of mammals.
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British Dictionary definitions for micromere
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmɪə) /
embryol any of the small cells formed by unequal cleavage of a fertilized ovum
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Medical definitions for micromere
[ mī′krō-mîr′ ]
A very small blastomere, as at the animal pole of certain eggs.
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