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macromere

[mak-ruh-meer] /ˈmæk rəˌmɪər/
noun, Embryology
1.
one of the large blastomeres that form toward the vegetal pole in embryos undergoing unequal cleavage.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; macro- + -mere
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macromere

/ˈmækrəʊˌmɪə/
noun
1.
(embryol) any of the large yolk-filled cells formed by unequal cleavage of a fertilized ovum
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macromere in Medicine

macromere mac·ro·mere (māk'rə-mǐr')
n.
A large blastomere.

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