morphogenetic movement

n.

The movement of cells in the early embryo that change the shape or form of differentiating cells and tissues.

Nearby words

  1. morpho,
  2. morpho-,
  3. morphodite,
  4. morphogenesis,
  5. morphogenetic,
  6. morphol.,
  7. morpholine,
  8. morpholino,
  9. morphologic,
  10. morphologic construction


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