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tail bud

n.

The rapidly proliferating mass of cells at the caudal extremity of the embryo.end bud

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Nearby words

tempera, temperament, temperamental, temperamentally, temperance, tail bud, temperate bacteriophage, temperate zone, temperately, temperature, temperature gradient
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