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ectomere

[ek-tuh-meer] /ˈɛk təˌmɪər/
noun, Embryology
1.
any of the blastomeres that participate in the development of the ectoderm.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; ecto- + -mere
Related forms
ectomeric
[ek-tuh-mer-ik] /ˌɛk təˈmɛr ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ectomere

ectomere

/ˈɛktəʊˌmɪə/
noun
1.
(embryol) any of the blastomeres that later develop into ectoderm
Derived Forms
ectomeric (ˌɛktəʊˈmɛrɪk) adjective
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ectomere in Medicine

ectomere ec·to·mere (ěk'tə-mēr')
n.
Any of the blastomeres from which the ectoderm develops.


ec'to·mer'ic (-mēr'ĭk, -měr'-) adj.
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