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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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(Physiology) embryol any of the cells formed by cleavage of a fertilized egg
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any cell produced during cleavage.
blas`to•mer′ic (-ˈmɛr ɪk, -ˈmɪər-) adj.
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|Noun||1.||blastomere - 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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