Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


Any of the cells resulting from the cleavage of a fertilized ovum during early embryonic development.

blas′to·mer′ic (-mîr′ĭk, -mĕr′-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blastomeric - of or relating to a blastomereblastomeric - of or relating to a blastomere  
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
TRICHIURA EGGS IN THE SOIL: Initially, the unsegmented ova started growing to the blastomeric stage in about one to two weeks in the soil.
nigra (type I) is destined to be engulfed and digested by the embryo and the second type of yolk cell will form the yolk syncytium where blastomeric division takes place.