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blas·to·mere

 (blăs′tə-mîr′)
n.
Any of the cells resulting from the cleavage of a fertilized ovum during early embryonic development.

blas′to·mer′ic (-mîr′ĭk, -mĕr′-) adj.
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blastomere

(ˈblæstəʊˌmɪə)
n
(Physiology) embryol any of the cells formed by cleavage of a fertilized egg
blastomeric adj
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blas•to•mere

(ˈblæs təˌmɪər)

n.
any cell produced during cleavage.
[1875–80]
blas`to•mer′ic (-ˈmɛr ɪk, -ˈmɪər-) adj.
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Noun1.blastomere - any cell resulting from cleavage of a fertilized eggblastomere - any cell resulting from cleavage of a fertilized egg
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
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