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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.


(Physiology) embryol any of the cells formed by cleavage of a fertilized egg
blastomeric adj


(ˈblæs təˌmɪər)

any cell produced during cleavage.
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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In the eggs observed that were asynchronous, chromosome segregation in the large blastomere was seen before those in the small blastomere.
At this point, it would fuse with the nucleus of the blastomere and create a triploid cell line whereas the other blastomere would be diploid.
The number of blastomeres, the degree of fragmentation, and evenness of blastomere size for each embryo were recorded on days 2 and 3 for day 3 transfers and continued to be monitored on days 4 and 5 for day 5 transfers.
Polyembryony during early development is likely to be the result of a disruption of blastomere adhesion.
Spindle [5] and ooplasmic transfer [6,7] pre-fertilisation, and pronuclear [8] and blastomere nucleus transfer [9] post-fertilisation, have been explored to achieve this.
Cleavage biopsy for a single blastomere is the most popular approach for PGD indications.
Blastomere fixation techniques and risk of misdiagnosis for preimplantation genetic diagnosis of aneuploidy Reproduction Biomed Online.
GJ: In ons laboratorium is gebruik gemaak van morula blastomere, weens hul ontwikkelingsplastisiteit, as donor karioplast.
Embryo evaluation criteria, A-grade: Embryos with even granulation and well-defined distinct outline, B grade: Embryo with intact but hazy outline having extruded cells and some degenerate blastomere, Degenerated: Embryos with degenerated blastomeres and not possible to determine the exact developmental stage,
Embryos were considered to have survived if greater than 50% of the blastomeres were intact or if they had at least three viable cells present at thawing, and showing at least one blastomere divided by 18 hours of post-thawing culture.
We would certainly hope that our patented, proprietary 'embryo-safe' single-cell blastomere technique would be a part of any such conversation.