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micromere

[mahy-kruh-meer] /ˈmaɪ krəˌmɪər/
noun
1.
a small blastomere, as one of those that form toward the animal pole in embryos that undergo unequal cleavage or those that occur in the embryo of mammals.
Origin of micromere
1875-1880
1875-80; micro- + -mere
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  • First cleavage results in the formation of a macromere and a micromere.
British Dictionary definitions for micromere

micromere

/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmɪə/
noun
1.
(embryol) any of the small cells formed by unequal cleavage of a fertilized ovum
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micromere in Medicine

micromere mi·cro·mere (mī'krō-mēr')
n.
A very small blastomere, as at the animal pole of certain eggs.

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