tail bud

n.

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

Nearby words

  1. tempera,
  2. temperament,
  3. temperamental,
  4. temperamentally,
  5. temperance,
  6. temperate bacteriophage,
  7. temperate zone,
  8. temperately,
  9. temperature,
  10. temperature gradient


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